NS 135 begins the climb up the 2.2% grade of the famous Southern Loops on Norfolk Southern's Asheville District main line.
Operational changes in association with TOP21 earlier this year took ... (more)
A manifest train comes down the hill at Elmwood past the Potash siding with a GE leading the way.
One of the new sd70ACC units leads a 135 manifest train west to Asheville, NC.
The original NS heritage unit leads 135 through the countryside in Statesville one last time from Linwood to Asheville before the closing of Linwood Yard that would take place in May of 2020.
On a dreary rainy day. That's really fitting for the occasion. 135 thunders through a rock cut that if one didn't know could be mistaken for on the loops out of Old Fort. But it's really just west... (more)
The original N&S heritage unit leads westbound train 135 by the restored Southern Railway depot at Morganton, NC.
135 breaks the silence in Black Mountain with the Reading heritage unit leading the way.
Westbound Linwood, NC to Knoxville, TN mixed freight 135 cruises along the banks of the French Broad River at Del Rio as the morning sun illuminates some Fall color in the tree tops.
Having just departed the yard at Linwood, NC, AC44C6M number 4219 leads manifest train 135 south across the Yadkin River on the afternoon of October 12, 2019.
NS 135 hustles through Statesville, skirting around a very nasty thunderstorm.
The sound of a raging French Broad River is broken up by the sound of howling dynamics as 135 heads West towards Knoxville's Sevier Yard.
135 passes through the cut at Dendron on their way up the Old Fort Loops.
One of the two specially painted new SD70ACC's finds a pocket of light on the head of 135 in Azalea, North Carolina, nearing Asheville.
One of NS's newest DC to AC conversion crosses the Pigeon river on an overcast January 17th morning as it heads into Newport, TN on its way from Asheville, NC to Knoxville, TN.
Originally built... (more)
NS 135 climbs the loops with one of the fresh SD70ACC rebuilds.