Seaboard System 8320 leads an eight unit lash-up upgrade with an empty hopper train on the Clinchfield Loops. The train has just crossed Peppers Creek Road crossing.
A matched set of F7, A-B-B-A, lead by Seaboard System 118(former Clinchfield 200)descends the famous Clinchfield Loops with an excursion train bound for Spartanburg, SC.
A beam of light exits the Altapass Tunnel, backlighting the classic Clinchfield signal, as an empty coal train heads southward, screaming through tight confines as it negotiates the Black Mountain... (more)
CSX Q69623 glides down the famous Clinchfield loops through the 3 consecutive tunnels (Speedy, Lower Pine, and Byrd) on a gloomy fall morning one week after the closing of Erwin, TN terminal.
The NS Savannah & Atlanta heritage unit paid a visit to CSX`s exClinchfield route leading a southbound manifest.
Ever since leaving the south end of the yard on Love Hill at Erwin. TN, train 94's four F-units have been pulling upgrade, and most of the time in Run 8--full throttle. Behind the drawbar of the r... (more)
A track inspection train headed south on the old Clinchfield.
A southbound coal train emerges from one of the many tunnels on the Clinchfield's famous Blue Ridge Loops with a U36C leading. These units were purchased to handle unit coal trains to southern pow... (more)
A southbound Clinchfield mixed freight bursts out of one of the many tunnels on the famous blue ridge loops in 1971 with SD40 3016 leading. 35mm slide from my collection by an photographer unknown... (more)
A southbound coal train passes Camp 2 on the old Clinchfield.
The East Tennessee Railfan Association Special has just tacked on a gon and a caboose and has begun its return to Erwin on this rare steam-only fantrip. They are about to enter Vance Tunnel. Two... (more)
DPU pushing another load of coal south over the mountain.
CRR F7 #810 leading a southbound out of Vance Tunnel at Altapass, NC in the summer of 1970.