Two Canadian visitors team up with a regular on northbound manifest Q542. The train is crossing the Little River, which flows out of the Smokey Mountains through Townsend, Wallend, and Maryville,... (more)
A Knoxville & Holston River GP9 leads one of the final Christmas trains back toward the station in downtown Knoxville.
NS 126 screams past the set of crossings in Bearden behind two of NS's common Dash 9s.
NS T12 tops the slight grade in Fountain City, Tennessee behind an Ex-Conrail SD40-2 and an Ex-Southern GP38-2.
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)
Looking back into my files, I found the Southern Railway heritage unit leading NS Loudon Local T69 west from John Sevier Yard in the summer of 2014.
Back in the spring of 2013, about an hour after 202 came through eastbound (pictured here), 15T heads west out of Knoxville. ... (more)
The daily eastbound stack train from the CNO&TP glides down the OPM, or Old Passenger Main, a term at Sevier for this single track derived from this being the line where hotshot passenger trains w... (more)
A Norfolk Southern local cruises west through Mascot. He is passing a camp train that has been sitting in the maintenance spur for going on three months now. Just by looking at this train, you cou... (more)
NS local T12 charges out of the siding northbound to Clinton after nearly an hour wait for NS stack train 23G to battle Copper Ridge and clear Bradford, the technical name for the siding in which... (more)
The DPU of stack train 23G cruises in reverse around the sharp curve at Powell.
A trio of BNSF GEs are on the point of an 85 car loaded grain train bound for Loudon, Tennessee.
A great day to follow the Three Rivers Rambler Christmas Lantern Express! Bringing up the rear of the train is the famed GP9.
The Three Rivers Rambler starts its final trip of the year back toward downtown Knoxville as it crosses the Holston River Bridge with a beautiful backdrop