Sadly, the NW2 in this picture, originally built in 1948 for Southern Railway, has recently been scrapped. Behind the NW2 sits an FP7 delivered to Milwaukee Road in 1950. There is talk of making... (more)
A northbound mixed freight climbs Raccoon Mountain toward Nashville.
NS T12's power, a typical two NS Dash 9s, awaits permission to cross the Clinch River at the depot downtown.
Not many units had their had their old paint this intact this long after the merger.
Just another empty train heads out on the main.
The hottest train on the CNO&TP--then and now--is Cincinnati-Jacksonville intermodal number 229. After a crew change about three miles back, the three EMDs on the point throttle up on track 1 as t... (more)
4501 on the west leg of the wye.
Southern Railway #4501, making it's public debut after a major three year rebuild, emerges from the pre-Civil War Missionary Ridge Tunnel while leading the 2:25 train to East Chattanooga. This tun... (more)
Well maybe there are some people out there who haven't seen one of these respendent if YN whatever-it-is. Right. NB empties.
On another SB coal train, fairly plentiful in those days.
A northbound empty unit train coils through the "Narrows" north of Morley, TN and near Jellico. Just north of this point a southbound troop train behind L-1 Mountain 418 jumped the track... (more)
She's back! Southern's Queen of Steam #4501 pauses for her close up as she returns to service hauling passengers during Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's Railfest 2014. A true classic!
Southern Face-Off Southern Railway #'s 630 and 4501 are readied for the day of railfest excursions.
The final touches are applied to newly restored Mikado #4501 late in the night of September 5th, 2014
Lots of new things here. New main. New siding for the propane distributor. New Komatsu excavators from the Chattanooga plant. Top it all off with a smoke show from an ex-Conrail SD60M and you'v... (more)