MIGHT AS WELL ASK MY PEOPLE..

MIGHT AS WELL ASK MY PEOPLE..

Post by NIGHTBU » Tue, 22 Jul 2003 04:47:39



Went over to the rail group to ask some questions and either no one lived in
the Asheville, NC or else it was a private "click" type group. I noticed
there were a fairly good size group of working rail folks there that had
basically little use for us Hobbyists type.

I am relocating there [furniture en-route as I write] and want to know where
the decent rail fanning sites might be in the Ashville area.  Clubs, stores
as well.

One thing I am really interested in is the operation along the French Broad
River thru Marshall, NC. It's the thru track to Knoxville. Is much freight
operated on it?

 Rail photography ABOUNDS in that valley.  As far as Saluda goes I
understand it's not used anymore?

TIA Guys!

Bob

 
 
 

MIGHT AS WELL ASK MY PEOPLE..

Post by cross.. » Thu, 24 Jul 2003 06:21:00


On Sun, 20 Jul 2003 19:47:39 GMT, "NIGHTBUS"

Quote:

>Went over to the rail group to ask some questions and either no one lived in
>the Asheville, NC or else it was a private "click" type group. I noticed
>there were a fairly good size group of working rail folks there that had
>basically little use for us Hobbyists type.

Have you tried CarolinaRails on YahooGroups?  If they snubbed you,
that would be odd...

Quote:
>I am relocating there [furniture en-route as I write] and want to know where
>the decent rail fanning sites might be in the Ashville area.  

Andrews Geyser!  Clinchfield Loops!  The yard and roundhouse down by
the river!  Yeah, you could have some fun there...

Quote:
>Clubs, stores as well.
>One thing I am really interested in is the operation along the French Broad
>River thru Marshall, NC. It's the thru track to Knoxville. Is much freight
>operated on it?

Dunno about that stuff, you might just have to look around....

Quote:

> Rail photography ABOUNDS in that valley.  As far as Saluda goes I
>understand it's not used anymore?

Nope, had a rail removed  at the top and bottom...but not dead yet,
I'll wager...

Jeff Sc.
South End, Ga.