The Interstate heritage unit makes its first trek across the Asheville District leading westbound manifest train 165 through the signals at "Big Creek" in Del Rio, TN on a crystal clear ... (more)
A rare leader for the Asheville District, CEFX AC4400 leads eastbound manifest train 134 on a crystal clear November morning at Old Fort.
The southbound deadhead return trip of the 73rd Santa Train cruises through Marion at track speed, passing the classic Clinchfield MP sign at the Z 222. Will this be the last year the Santa Train... (more)
The southbound deadhead return trip of the 73rd Santa Train breaks the silence at Relief on this cold November night. This scene has played out year after year on this same night, but will 2015 b... (more)
750 breaks the silence in Old Fort during a major east coast rainstorm on this cool November night.
Eastbound ethanol loads emerge from the east portal of Big Four #1 on the Pokey with Illinois Central power on the point on this cool November evening.
The northbound Santa Train deadhead move emerges from the 1,073' Marion tunnel (the southernmost tunnel on the former CRR) on this cool November morning. The train will deadhead to Kingsport, TN ... (more)
A crystal clear day in South Carolina makes perfect chasing weather for re-routed train 28T bound for Charleston, SC with the CNJ leading the way. Due to the flooding across the Palmetto state th... (more)
A very dirty Erie heritage unit leads westbound 745 (Plant Marshall empties) into Asheville at "Biltmore" the junction of the S and W Lines.
The last of the vibrant fall colors are hanging on around Old Fort as train 162 glides downgrade into Old Fort with a KCS Ace leader.
A cool October evening sees eastbound train 134 departing Asheville with a very clean UP Ace leading the way.
162's crew can see their own EOT as they are just long enough to pass over each other at High Fill in the Old Fort loops. While not totally rare, trains have to be at least 100 cars to make this ... (more)
Rare mileage for Amtrak #156 as it emerges from the 589' Lick Log Tunnel in the Old Fort Loops with the Fall Leaf Special on its journey to Asheville, NC.
The day before Halloween and the mountains of North Carolina are in full color display as the Erie heritage unit leads Plant Marshall loads through the Old Fort Loops.
Augusta, GA ethanol empties are led by UP #7447 through beautiful fall colors as they approach Asheville on a cool October afternoon.