Just passing the A.G.S M.P. 5.5 (CP) Wauhatchie, NS M79 (Bellevue, OH-Birmingham,AL) an alternate scheduled section of NS 179 get the track warrant to proceed to Fort Payne, AL. Once the train get... (more)
The train traffic was slowly picking up on the CSX Chattanooga Sub at Tullahoma, CSX Q144-26 (Los Angeles (UP-ZLAME)-Atlanta,GA) slows down for a speed restriction of 15mph due to bridge construct... (more)
Until 1973, this location was the north end of a double track stretch on the CNO&TP. Dual mains were reinstalled to Silerville, KY that year. A southbound grain train rolls under the classic South... (more)
What has become common on this train, BNSF power leads the string of autoracks north as it approaches Chattanooga for a crew change.
Coming into the curve at Ooltewah NS I2N (Atlanta,GA-Rossville, TN) is getting off the NS Atlanta North District and entering into the Chattanooga Terminal (CT) has this hot pig rushes up grade he... (more)
The GoRail unit leads a monstrous 131 from Knoxville into the massive DeButt's Yard in Chattanooga.
Q582 tied down at Alton Park next to the old NC&StL yard.
It won't be be CSXT for long. Built for SAL, this unit had been SCL, SBD and was now ready go to probably its last owner Nashville & Eastern. Being in the early carbody, which resembled the U28B... (more)
Newly arrived from BNSF these units were hurriedly pressed into service with only the minimum of relettering. They seemed to be everywhere that day.
Southbound train to Florence, Alabama is roaring through one of the many tiny communities on south central part of the Volunteer State. They will lay over for the night in Lawrenceburg where they ... (more)
The early run of road slugs used mostly GP30 and GP35 cores so the few 40s were something to find. I was delighted to locate this one. We had no idea this idea would work as well as it has.
What a great spot. Here a southbound train is entering DeButts Yard with a mixed freight. The track in the foreground is CSX main line. Can't beat it.
Southbound 4501, headed for Kingsport.
A southbound rail train makes things interesting as i was out and about visiting friends. This can be a good spot.
Freight trains are few and far between on this coal line but this one can usually be counted on. The all EMD consist is a treat (they have new number nowadays). How things change! I remember th... (more)