This faded warbonnet is the lead 40G, currently tied down in the early morning awaiting the call from Staley in Loudon, TN. It wouldn't be until mid-afternoon before the call came.
Marker-light equipped Southern EMD SW-7 switcher 6859 was assigned the passenger station at Knoxville, Tenn. when this image was snapped on June 28, 1957. The church tower clock says 2:28; the h... (more)
The smallest standard gauge 4-6-2 ever built, by Baldwin in 1911, was for the Little River RR in Townsend, Tenn. It served the Smoky Mountain RR for a number of years, and was restored in 1975 to... (more)
Five-year old Southern GP7 2196 has returned to Knoxville, Tenn. yard after servicing its customers on June 28, 1957. What is right of the nose-mounted bell — a siren?
An overnight snowfall of 6+ inches in East Tennessee has things moving just a bit slower than normal as NS freight train 114 departs Sevier Yard as a yard job shoves cars toward the hump on an adj... (more)
CSX freight Q539 rolls through Amherst as it heads south to Etowah and eventually Atlanta behind CSX C40-8s 7613 and 7578. In the modern world of wide nose GE locomotives, seeing two standard cab ... (more)
Seen from the right of way of the Knoxville & Holston River RR, the NS local heads for "aluminum city", AKA Alcoa, TN.
Eastbound NS stack train 202 slowly passes through downtown Knoxville as the Knoxville Fire Department works to extinguish an overnight fire at the abandoned McClung Warehouse to the left of the t... (more)
With small amounts of snow still on the ground on this frigid day, the West Local heads directly into the golden glow of the late afternoon sun on it’s way to Loudon, TN with an unusually long tra... (more)
Norfolk Southern's 201 stack train makes a rare daylight appearance in Knoxville following the Christmas holiday. It has just crossed the CSX at the diamond at Willoughby and is proceeding west to... (more)
The Knoxville & Holston River's River Train switches the cement plant along Neyland Drive on the train's way back to the railroad's yard at Coster.
The Present The Knoxville & Holston River's River Train #103 finishes its run outbound from Knoxville. Approaching Marbledale, it will interchange with the #102, which services the I... (more)
The Past Washington & Lincolnton #203 brings the 4pm run of the Three Rivers Rambler across the namesake Three Rivers Trestle at last light.
Southern Railway #154 works the grade up the last stretch of the outbound trip into Marbledale.
Slippin' and fightin' the grade after a stop a short ways back, the Southern Railway #154 works its way towards Marbledale after a morning of rain showers.