Southbound coal holds the main passing through one of the most rural parts of the state. The white pines look to be about the right age to be from those seedlings passed out to FFA students in th... (more)
A special train by the Clinchfield was run on August 19th, 1971. from Erwin, TN. to Altapass, NC. The train was for members of the NRHS East Tennessee Chapter, and for the excursion, the famous C... (more)
With great trepidation the East Tennesee Railfan Association offered tickets at $50 each for the only fantrips with #1 and no diesels. Here the old teakettle has gone to Altapass, turned, added a... (more)
A northbound CSX mty hopper train follows the former Clinchfield main line through rural Green Mountain, NC, and along the Toe River.
Under a clear Western North Carolina night sky a northbound CSX empty hopper train is stopped off of the crossings at Green Mountain, NC before taking the siding to meet a southbound loaded coal t... (more)
Easing along on the main in no hurry because a NB will take the siding, this southbound coal train is snaking thru the curves. When you're there be sure to have a great lunch of pork & beans and... (more)
With a track light on north of the south switch to Green Mountain, CSX Q692 idles at S.E. Green Mountain signal while the conductor places the mainline switch on hand throw position in attempt to ... (more)
Standing on a deteriorating swinging bridge in rural North Carolina, CSX Q697 prepares to meet southbound CSX Q696 in the siding at Green Mountain.
Northbound through the S curve at Green Mountain, empties from Spartanburg head for Erwin and points north on the incredibly scenic Clinchfield Railroad.
Southbound CSX coal loads with EMDX demonstrator power at Green Mountain, NC.
Spring has finally come to the mountains of NC, as a Pear tree is in full bloom, and green is poping out all over the hill sides. A SB CSX loaded coal train occupies the north end of the siding at... (more)
It's a miserable rainy day and the NB East Tennessee Chapter NRHS excursion has stopped for water but what's better than steam in bad weather.
Two SD40-2s and a pair of GEs lead a southbound loaded coal train through Green Mountain, NC in October 1985.