A northbound empty unit train coils through the "Narrows" north of Morley, TN and near Jellico. Just north of this point a southbound troop train behind L-1 Mountain 418 jumped the track... (more)
A three unit pusher set has cut away from the cab of a coal train at Watkins, and now the engineer has "widdened" on the throttle to get rolling back to Big Stone Gap ASAP. There, the cr... (more)
Viewed from the cab of an eastbound Norfolk Southern coal train, this westbound Seaboard System empty train is headed back to Kentucky for another load of bituminous. The SBD train is running on t... (more)
A southbound coal train on the former Clinchfield main is captured on film in the brief instant of daylight between Twin Tunnels. The SD40-2 had just been acquired from Morrison-Knudsen.
Fort Wayne's NKP 765 makes a fairly accurate impression as a C&O Kanawha 2-8-4 as it sprints south on ex-L&N trackage at Savoy, KY, just south of Williamsburg. The train was working a Knoxville to... (more)
On the former L&N Knoxville & Atlanta Division, northbound intermodal Q142 rolls toward Corbin through some mighty nice fall colors. An SD40-2 and a four-motor GE are heading today's train. Interm... (more)
Motive power for the popular New River Trains in 1994 was restored Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 number 261. With the turntable at Hinton gone, the engine had to be taken west back to Meadow Creek to turn ... (more)
At Ben Hur, VA, a southbound unit coal train is dropping down "Big Pennington" hill. The former L&N Cumberland Valley Division main line was constructed here in 1889. Steam era crews cal... (more)
At the north end of Kermit siding, on the south side of Clinch Mountain, a former C&O SD40 leads a northbound manifest on this ex-Clinchfield route. The train is entering a nearly 90 degree curve ... (more)
Three GE C30-7s are northbound back to Kentucky with empty coal hoppers.
An SD40/SD40-2 pusher set is enveloped in sand and exhaust as it shoves on the rear of a unit coal train at Irondale, VA. The train is on NS trackage rights.
After an unsuccessful break-in run a month earlier that turned back here, Kentucky Railway Museum's L&N Pacific 152 steams into Bagdad, KY in fine form. The engine performed like a just-cleaned an... (more)
Southern 4501 is ready to depart Bristol with a round trip excursion to Radford, VA.
Southern fan trip queen 4501 was reloading its passengers after a photo run-by on Triprell, TN. This was a Knoxville to Middleboro, KY round trip.
A pair of brand new Chessie System SD50s handles an eastbound grain train at Brooks, WV on a very cold day in early 1985.