135 has just emerged from the Swannanoa Tunnel as it crests the Blue Ridge at Ridgecrest. It's all downhill from here until they crew change in Asheville, 15 miles away.
On this beautiful winter afternoon, UP #9527 has just crested the Blue Ridge at Ridgecrest with an all western power set on train 135 bound for Knoxville, TN.
135 arrives into Asheville on this cool November afternoon.
A fairly dirty SD70M-2 leads Norfolk Southern train 135 south past Five Row in Salisbury, North Carolina on January 8, 2014. In just a few minutes, this train will turn west at the wye in Salisbur... (more)
A western visitor leads train 135 as it approaches Asheville, NC on this cool October afternoon.
UP #8476 leads westbound train 135 into Asheville at Biltmore Wye on this cold December afternoon.
NS #8825 leads westbound train 135 through Grovestone, NC on this cool November afternoon. The last of the fall leaves are still hanging on near Black Mountain.
NS' Norfolk & Western heritage locomotive #8103 breaks the late night silence in downtown Newport, TN as it passes through downtown and by the classic four-way traffic signal at the intersection o... (more)
Pacing NS 135 near Elmwood, NC
NS 135 crossing the Catawba River near the town of Catawba.
NS 135 roars through the "loops" with an all UP consist.
NS #1021 splits the signals at Azelea with train 135 in tow.