NS 135 starts its way on the River Line in Asheville passing through the arts district at sunrise.
Canadian National power stands out against the kudzu and other vegetation in the mountains of North Carolina. A standard cab SD60 leads 4 other units up the grade to famous Southern Loops.
The Virginian heritage unit leads westbound train 135 around the lower loop of High Fill on the Old Fort loops in western North Carolina.
135 slowly snakes it's way up Old Fort mountain at one of the many crossing of Mill Creek just west of Old Fort, NC.
The Pennsylvania heritage unit leads westbound 135 over the calm waters of the French Broad river along the NC/TN boarder at Weavers Bend.
So whose railroad is this again? After heading up to Five Row to (hopefully) catch NS 1069 leading 135, I was instead treated to a colorful consist representing no less than three class I railroad... (more)
After heavy snowfall blanketed the Carolinas the day prior, I decided that I needed to get out and take a few shots. The first train we see is train 135 bound for Tennessee pulling the grade at Fi... (more)
NS 135 trots over the Third Creek Trestle just west of the Daimler truck plant in Cleveland, NC. With Christmas just around the corner, the big red 90 makes for a nice touch on a gloomy day.
A short and light 135 makes easy work of Yadkin Hill as they begin their trek toward Asheville with a CREX leader doing the honors.
CREX 1210 charges up Yadkin Hill towards Salisbury on this cold fall morning enroute to Debutts Yard in Chattanooga, TN.
A solid set of Uncle Pete's finest leading NS 135 add to the vibrant fall colors as the train trudges upgrade at Five Row.
NS 135 blasts through Conover at a blistering 25 MPH with an ole' SD70 up front. Even though I had shot this unit just a few days prior, it didn't take much coaxing to get me out of the house to s... (more)
Train 135 is at the 61 Milepost on the NS Asheville District. A little spot just outside Hickory known as "Long View". Take a drive along old US 70 as it follows the line, and the name o... (more)
135 at 8th Avenue near downtown Hickory.