"Clinchfield 676" looking convincing in an authentic patina after its cross county trip east.
CSX #843 leads a southbound SCWX coal train past a northbound waiting in the siding at Fordtown, just south of Kingsport, TN.
Back when Tennessee Eastman was related to Kodak and Kodak meant photography and they owned their own units this new switcher is working the massive tank farm at their gigantic chemical plant, the... (more)
Northbound Clinchfield Train 95 crosses Rotherwood Bridge over the north fork of Holston River west of Kingsport, Tenn. after SD-40's had shown up on the roster. Units 804-3003 and 3005
Veteran Clinchfield engineer Charlie Morris has just brought the 1998 Santa Claus Special into Kingsport after another successful run. Charlie's wearing an Atlanta Braves cap in honor of his favor... (more)
A pair of brand new GE's, delivered to CSX just days ago are hard at working pulling this loaded southbound coal train through Kingsport, and points south.
A southbound unit coal train bound for South Carolina Electric and Gas' plant at Wateree crosses the North Fork of the Holston on the last lap into Kingsport. The train has traveled from its loadi... (more)
At first glance, this Fordyce & Princeton unit from the Arkansas short line looks out of place switching the huge Eastman Chemical complex in Kingsport--until you know the F&D is a Genesee & Wyomi... (more)
Clinchfield NW2 #359, a former Appalachicola Northern engine, works at Kingsport, TN in March 1971 still sporting the colors of its former owner.
In an abortive attempt to turn the engine on the wye at Kingsport, UP 3985--disguised as "Clinchfield 676" for the 50th running of the Santa train--eases back. Alas, the big centipede tender of th... (more)
The day after the world was supposed to end, its business as usual for CSX, as a conductor walks his train while handling yard switching duties for the paper mill. Nikon D700, Nikon 24-70 f/2.8
The 70th annual running of the Clinchfield Santa Train soars over the North Fork of the Holston River near Kingsport, TN on a absolutely gorgeous afternoon.
The Santa Train finishes its all day journey in Kingsport.
Nearly completing its 70th running, CSX's Santa Train crosses the Holston River at Kingsport, under the power of freshly repainted SD40-2 No. 8140 and executive F40 No. 9993.
Clinchfield's only boiler-equipped F7 for passenger service (which ended in 1954) No. 200 leads a northbound freight over the South Fork of the Holston River just a couple miles from Kingsport, Te... (more)