NS 162 arrives in Knoxville behind a pair of elephant style GEs, with a CP leader.
A northbound CSX ballast train parallels Alcoa Highway between Singleton and Vestal on the KD Subdivision.
A busy day was unfolding at CSX West Knoxville yard with R540-23 picking up its daily set of cars, Y101 working the south yard, and Q541-22 flying by on the mainline.
Southbound manifest R539 is only a few miles out of West Knoxville Yard, heading toward Singleton siding, where he will have to stop and meet a northbound. The signals at this location are a bit o... (more)
A very short C740 local heads south toward Armona, passing the signal at I.C. King Park. This GP30 road slug/GP40-2 mother set usually stays around the Knoxville area, and often serves as yard pow... (more)
Loaded ballast train 934 arriving in Knoxville at City Yard.
NS T21, the "K&A Local" is seen crossing the Tennessee River returning to downtown after performing it's work south of Knoxville. T21 is a turn that runs from Sevier Yard to the Maryvill... (more)
On a Friday morning made damp by the previous evenings rains, grain empties head back north for another load. This train would make it as far as Coster before the crew's time ran out. Another crew... (more)
Two for one. With the downtown Knoxville skyline in the distance, coal empties powered by a pair of AC GEVOS, roll north across the Tennessee River on a bridge that dates back to the L&N da... (more)
A UP pool power AC4400 leads NS 163 hightailing it west out of Knoxville, passing through the small suburb of Concord. A small section of Concord Marina can be seen across Fort Loudon lake directl... (more)
Valley girl. Looking more like a crude oil or unit ethanol train in this shot, the West Local train T69 cruises through the small community of Concord. T69 is just like a quote from Forest ... (more)
L&N heritage. Venerable L&N searchlight signals still protect many CPs on CSX’s KD Subdivision. Pictured here is K426 northbound ethanol empties waiting behind a set of these searchlights a... (more)
Southbound manifest Q539 has arrived at West Knoxville Yard, and the crew has begun making their drop-offs and pick-ups. Because of the small size of this yard, switching for road crews often invo... (more)
Three big CSX GEs lead a unit ethanol train north out of Knoxville. This train sat at Willoughby interlocking about half a mile down the line for two hours awaiting southbound traffic to clear.
The daily CSX second trick yard job brings a cut of ethanol tankers past the signals at S. Amherst.