Blue Ridge Southern's W44 makes a rare daylight run on the former Southern "W" Line in western North Carolina. The signals, now off and turned sideways are a reminder of the once import... (more)
Carolina Piedmont's road train works northbound through Fountain Inn on a beautiful December afternoon.
Newly acquired former Santa Fe GP30 leads the eastbound run of the Polar Express into Whitter, NC on a wet December evening. Word on the street is that GSMR will paint this unit in the coming mon... (more)
A light rain falls as the westbound Polar Express returns through Ela, NC returning from the first run of the night to the North Pole (aka Whitter, NC).
The westbound Polar Express returns to Bryson City after it's second run to the North Pole (Whitter, NC) on this wet December evening.
The P90 (Toccoa-Greenville, SC) turn is often a mixed bag of older or re-built power. Today was no exception as P90 makes its return trip south to Toccoa.
Two decades after tuxedo painted locomotives vanished from the Southern Railway loops in western NC, Norfolk Southern's S&A heritage leads 162 into Old Fort, NC on a beautiful December morning.
Christmas came early to railfans along the Asheville District this morning as eastbound train 162 featured the Savannah & Atlanta leading the way. It's been over 20 years since a tuxedo painted l... (more)
Stunning weather has graced the East Coast throughout much of December, and this beautiful Saturday was no exception as empty Augusta ethanol cars approach Asheville for a crew change.
Fall colors still cling to the tress along the Swannanoa River at Azalea as 68V accelerates eastbound for Plant Marshall, near Hickory North Carolina.
A trio of Norfolk Southern's Dash 9 fleet lead hot intermodal train 212 across the calm waters of the Pacolet river at Converse, SC as a Grey Heron Crane keeps a watchful eye from river level.
Watco's Blue Ridge Southern cruises through Candler with the typical lash-up of four SD40-2's across the small Hominy Creek Bridge.
NS #8818 sole power leads southbound grain train 41N across the picturesque Southern Railway bridge crossing the Pacolet River just north of Spartanburg, SC on this beautiful December morning.
A rare leader pretty much anywhere on the NS system (NS is only leasing 3 total), CEFX #104 leads Plant Marshall coal loads past the classic Southern Railway station at Old Fort, NC.
Rival CSX's power leads NS train 221 (Charlotte-Atlanta) across the scenic Tugalo River as it crosses from South Carolina into Georgia with the North Georgia and Western North Carolina mountains a... (more)