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)
On a beautiful, but chilly early spring day, the crew of NS 9887 bring 167 sailing downgrade exiting Tunnel 24 at Nemo.
MoPac! A detoured NS 117 makes a very unusual run through Knoxville. However, the biggest stir wasn’t caused by the re-routed train. The big story was the lead unit. Railfans seem to come o... (more)
Back in October 2012, a well powered 38Q has finally began rolling east out of John Sevier yard, after having issues with the EOT devise. Replacements for the old Southern-era signals have been er... (more)
With a nice looking, clean ACe trailing, the daily West Local heads out of Knoxville. Unfortunately, he was told that he would have to wait in the siding at Boyd a few miles down the tracks for me... (more)
CSX 111 leads a multi-unit power move northbound, approaching S.E. Amherst.
KXHR 2242 sits on the Ready Mix Concrete spur, near their interchange with CSX's West Knoxville yard. The windows had been boarded up, and there were "Do Not Occupy" decals on the door, almost as-... (more)
My 50th RailPictures image! A work train sits idle in the yard at Emory Gap. Power is in the form of a nice, shiny ex-BN/BNSF/FURX SD40-2.
The entire length of a very short 179 can be seen as it comes rumbling through the yard at Emory Gap. 8700 HP seems a bit excessive for this application…
A two unit set of local power idles away in the yard at Emory Gap.
NS 112 has begun its daily afternoon trip out of Knoxville, heading north on the K&O toward Powell, Clinton, and eventually Harriman where it will jump on the CNO&TP to continue north. Leading on ... (more)
EMD Classics! The T69 West Local is on it's daily journey from John Sevier Yard in Knoxville to Loudon, TN behind an all EMD consist, with not a wide cab in sight! On the point is an intere... (more)
With power from five big units, this early morning manifest starts to slow as it approaches the west entrance to John Sevier Yard.
With the AT&T building as a back-drop, 134 comes rolling into downtown Knoxville at City Yard.