As I was driving down Ball Camp Pike, I got stopped at the first of three crossings the CSX's KD Sub makes over the road. Here #726 leads a unit train of grain hoppers northward towards Oak Ridge,... (more)
A loaded southbound grain train sits tied down at Baxter Avenue in downtown Knoxville. The Lehigh Valley ES44AC led this train south through Indiana and Ohio before the SD70 was placed on the poin... (more)
While I would hate to see another SP paint job bite the dust as much as the next railfan, if the patch has been in place long enough to start looking like this, then perhaps it's time for a repain... (more)
The humble number board. The nose of CSX 64 shows some wear and tear, as chips in the paint have allowed the metal underneath to begin to rust. Photo taken from public park adjacent to t... (more)
After a two year rehabilitation, the Henley Street Bridge in downtown Knoxville is back open to traffic and pedestrians allowing this overhead view of the Knoxville riverfront and University of Te... (more)
With a fairly new ACe on the point, NS 46G sits tied down at Baxter Ave., where it's been for at least the past 24 hours. At some point, a crew will take the grain loads to the Tate & Lyle facilit... (more)
The quintessential KXHR shot. On a beautiful East Tennessee morning, the Three Rivers Rambler has begun it's second weekend of spring 2015 operations. At the throttle of Washington & Lincol... (more)
On a beautiful East Tennessee morning, the Three Rivers Rambler has begun it's second weekend of spring 2015 operations. At the throttle of Washington & Lincolnton 203 on this day is none other th... (more)
An ex-KLWX SW1500 of SP heritage leads a train of empty of gondolas across the busy Cumberland Avenue during the middle of rush hour. She is joined by KXHR 903 a slug unit that appears to be some ... (more)
The first Rambler of the season rolls past the beautiful redbuds blooming in McWherter Park.
A power move heading north on CSX's KD Subdivision passes through Amherst on its way to Corbin, KY with a mixed bag of power. Second to last in the consist was a rare CSX SD38-2.
Parked on a passing siding, a faded and patched UP workhorse, leased to NS, leads a string of four locos pulling a unit train full of corn.
The first run! NS/Southern 3170 makes a run westbound with a loaded sand train in tow, most of the hoppers still in Southern paint.