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.
On a beautiful Saturday morning back in October 2013, NS 2675 is only a couple of miles out of Sevier Yard with empty coal train 787 in tow northbound on the K&O line, heading back to the mine for... (more)
Two days after Christmas 2013 marked the first time I ever made the one hour drive down to Harriman to railfan the famous CNO&TP "Rathole". On that first trip, this was the very first tr... (more)
Back in the spring of 2013, about an hour after 202 came through eastbound (pictured here), 15T heads west out of Knoxville. ... (more)
NS 124 had a nice variety or power this day. Besides the typical wide-cab Dash 9, a “unibrow” GEVO, a standard-cab Dash 9, and a recently acquired SD90MAC round out the consist.
Wait... What? Although it may be hard to tell, this is a NS train on NS rails. Having just completed a rolling meet with northbound 148, NS 177 continues south at CP Tunnel 25 in Oakdale, T... (more)
"Middle of nowhere." Many locations on the Rathole can best be described as "smack in the middle of nowhere". CP Camp Austin is one of those places, with the roadway bridge and the railroad... (more)