Westbound Plant Marshall empties emerge from the 589' Lick Log Tunnel on the Old Fort Loops in western North Carolina on this beautiful day before Halloween.
A unseasonably cold night in Old Fort greets eastbound Catawba train 740 (Shire Oaks, PA-Plant Marshall) as it passes the classic Southern Railway depot with the Original N&S heritage unit on the ... (more)
A beautiful morning in the upstate of South Carolina greets re-routed train 28T across the Thicketty Creek bridge just south of Gaffney, SC. Heavy rains in early October caused major damage on th... (more)
On a cool fall evening in Old Fort, NS #1068 leads eastbound Catawba coal loads past the classic Southern Railway station in Old Fort.
The fall colors are in their full splendor on the famous Saluda grade, as the classic Southern Railway 28 milepost sign sees yet another season pass with no rail activity.
162 cruises through Swannanoa, NC as the late summer wildflowers dot the landscape along the S-Line in western North Carolina.
162 glides downgrade across High Fill as NS crews work to stabilize the mountain by driving large I-Beams into High Fill (and other spots on the loops).
A beautiful October afternoon greets eastbound 744 as it arrives in Asheville with the original N&S heritage unit leading the way.
End of an era: With the announcement earlier in the day that the Clinchfield would be mothballed north of St. Paul, VA, this became the final Q697 to run through to Russell, KY. Here 697 passes ... (more)
165 cruises west across the French Broad river at Weavers Bend, TN on this beautiful October morning.
Q697-14, the last northbound through freight on the Clinchfield passes through North Cove and splits the signals at Ashford on this beautiful October afternoon. Starting the following day, Q697 w... (more)
The clock is ticking on the former Southern Railway signals at CP Swann, just south of Danville, VA. Their replacements are already up and waiting to be activated.
The second "hill job" of the day sweeps around the massive Virginian trestle at Garwood, WV on a beautiful September afternoon. The leaves are starting to change in what will be the las... (more)
The first "hill job" of the morning exits Tunnel #12 and crosses the high trestle at Micajah, WV on this beautiful fall morning. Scenes like this will be gone after the October 1st shut... (more)
Old v/s New: Hartford & Slocomb #913 sits on static display while NS #6920 basks in the morning sunlight in the distance at TVRM the morning before railfest.