Westbound on an unusually mild winter afternoon.
E.B. Intermodal will make a quick crew change in Bristol and then resume trip to Roanoke.
A good place to live and, at the moment, a good place to be. After the final passengers deboarded the train, Southern 4501 eases across State Street (the street is split down the middle between Vi... (more)
Having left its cab on the main, the local is pulling empties from an industrial site. The caboose will be needed for the backing return to the Bristol yards.
Southern (TVRM) 4501 leads a westbound 18 car excursion train through the rolling hills of Eastern Tennessee on a round trip from Bristol to Bulls Gap, TN.
Yes, it gets confusing...is it Bristol, Virginia, or Bristol, Tennessee? Sometimes, both! Rolling across the state line in Bristol, NS 25312 gets its train rolling into Tennessee with the famous... (more)
Southern 4501 puts on a decent show as it pulls west to Ford to make a reverse move to pick up it's passengers for the day's excursion to Bulls Gap.
The eastbound arriving from Knoxville puts a splash of red into the late afternoon scene.
A rare sight along the eastern seaboard, Union Pacific #1982 (Mopac Heritage) leads re-routed train #117 through Bristol, TN in route to Knoxville and eventually Chattanooga.
Will have a crew change in a few minutes and then on to Roanoke.
Arriving right on the advertised to complete two successful days of excursions.
After a crew change and a meet with 38Q, this former Conrail Dash-8 pulls out of Bristol across the state line heading towards Knoxville.
Drifting west to make delivery to a local industry.
Running long hood forward, the NS 3454 leads a short work train of gondolas out of Bristol down towards Piney Flats where Norfolk Southern is replacing ties.
The work train faces serious consequences should it advance without permission. After a westbound goes by the switch will be re-aligned.