SR #4501 leads a Missionary Ridge Local train across Tunnel Blvd in Chattanooga. The bridge was constructed for TVRM's use in 1977.
Music City Star train 155 approaches its station stop in Mt. Juliet. This is the last Star train of the morning, heading from Nashville to Lebanon, where it will tie up until afternoon.
A TCRM excursion from Nashville to the DelMonaco Winery in Baxter highballs through the community of Silver Point behind TCRM’s ex-NYC E8 and pair of ex-BLE F7 B-units, as well as a Nashville & Ea... (more)
The loaded loaded grain train CSX G309-17 slowly make its way down the mountain coming into Wauhatchie (MP J-145.7 Wauhatchie) on its long slow run down on the CSX Chattanooga Sub. The unit train ... (more)
Gliding around the curve on the main 2 track on the CSX Chattanooga Sub is the empty NS trackage right train CSX Z346-18 (NS 737) (Juliette,GA-Memphis,TN/BNSF) as it passes through the small rural... (more)
CSX Q211-13 (Louisville,KY-Dixiana,SC) slowly come down the mountain into Wauhatchie ( MP J-145.7 Wauhatchie) on the old main track heading for lookout for a crew change ending the long late night... (more)
The rear view of the damage NS 8505
An early repaint from Family Lines and they patched with a yellow nose, this unit is shuffling through the switches on its way from the engine house to its train.
To give you a closer look at the damage on the what was the only operating D8.5-40CW from the front. It has officially been nine days since the collision that led to the derailment of NS 164-20 (B... (more)
Stop in the hold at the halfway point on the CSX Chattanooga Sub is the massive general freight CSX Q582-16 (Atlanta,GA-Nashville,TN). The train is tied down on the north side of Tullahoma, TN (MP... (more)
CSX 623 hauls an empty autorack train up Duff Mountain at Habersham.
CSX 3250 backs back into the pusher shack house track after pushing a loaded coal train across Duff Mountain to Kylsithe, TN. 3250 is the first Tier 4 placed into service by CSX.
CSX 4004 starts to bring its mixed freight to a halt at the next signal as a quick inspection is under way on the track south of this location.
An CSX southbound coal train is ready to go with a colorful mix of power including a four axle UP.
Looking good in what is now almost "back in the day". It now occurs to me that these units are getting a little old and are probably already dropping into the abyss which is whatever CS... (more)