After picking up Mr. Decker on the Morley Helper at Chaska, southbound coal drag T700-09 struggles up Duff Mountain and across the L&N trestle at Habersham, Tennessee on the CSX KD Sub.
After being called out of Bluefield to assist the 83G climb the Elkhorn Grade after breaking a knuckle at Switchback, Norfolk Southern's "Lehigh Valley" and "Nickel Plate" heri... (more)
Shortly after a visit from winter storm "Jonas", one of CSX's "Heritage Bumper Sticker" units leads northbound manifest Q697-21 past the classic Clinchfield Signal at NE Johnso... (more)
Coasting down Duff Mountain and high above the small community of Habersham, Tennessee, northbound manifest Q542 prepares to be walked through the switch at Oaks in a few miles. This train would ... (more)
Curving along the steep southbound grade on Duff Mountain, a trio of CSX units lead manifest Q541 through the deep snow at Habersham and past one of the many classic L&N Searchlight Signals still ... (more)
Just before sunset on the former L&N mainline between Corbin and Etowah, a pair of CSX AC locomotives lead northbound K427 through the heavy snow from winter storm "Jonas" and across Hickory Creek... (more)
On a beautiful January afternoon, Veteran Clinchfield Engineer Mike Hopson brings the northbound Erwin Turn into Kitzmiller Curve in Gray, Tennessee on the former Clinchfield Mainline between Elkh... (more)
In beautiful afternoon sunlight, four Blue Ridge Southern SD40-2's lead westbound T31 across the High Bridge in the middle of western North Carolina on their final assault on the grade to Canton.
As a mid winter storm sets in on Canton, North Carolina, Blue Ridge Southern crosses the Pigeon River after completing a days work on the Murphy Branch,
Working out of the dip at the milepost T-7, Blue Ridge Southern T31 passes the Enka Quarry on it's way west to Canton and Evergreen Paper.
Screaming up the steep Camelback Grade, four Blue Ridge Southern SD40-2's make the final climb into Canton, North Carolina with a decent sized T31 dragging behind.
Five days before Christmas, a four pack of Blue Ridge Southern SD45 carbodies lead T31 westbound across Hominy Creek and toward the Evergreen Paper Plant in Canton, NC.
In the middle of a strangely warm December, Norfolk Southern's Nickel Plate and Lehigh Valley Heritage units shove hard on the rear of Q44 as they cross Amonate Trestle on the Dry Fork Branch.
Under a dreary western North Carolina sky, 5 Blue Ridge Southern EMD's lead the daily T31 (Canton-Asheville) Turn across a wooden bridge near the community of Coburn on the former Southern Railway... (more)
Working along the former N&W and toward a meet at "Kent" with the Q44, NS 745 passes through the small coal mining community of Raven, Virginia at last light.