Northbound empties roll through Unicoi, Tennessee on a warm May day in 1982. After following the ET&WNC from Johnson City to Elizabethton and return, we decided to go to Erwin in search of the Cli... (more)
An SCL Trainman recharges before the next call.
The entire crew is ready to get to work as the Petersburg yard switcher begins its shift.
Family Lines MP15AC #4206 resting at Hamlet, NC
Privatley owned exSCL 501 was sitting at Denver Union Station and was there for a very long time. Making photos of it easy and there are many.
1275 is taking a freight to Louisville KY. The L&N has just leased these units from the SCL. Notice the L next to the cab number.
New Hill is a remote rural community located about 21 miles south of Raleigh, NC. and is just about center of an 8 mile section of straight track on the then Seaboard Coast Line's (now CSX's) "S" ... (more)
Northbound freight at Hamlet, NC in this March 1986 scene lead by SCL SD45-2 #2049.
Initiated in 1973, train 215 was probably the hottest freight ever to run on the West Point Route. Originating in the big Hamlet yard, 215 ran to Atlanta via the old SAL, then over the West Point ... (more)
In July 1978, the L&N Railroad was really hurting for everything---cars, motive power, and too much track that was literally falling apart from deferred maintenance and heavy tonnage. Its parent, ... (more)
The substantial brick station (which they painted white for some reason) at the north end of the yard gives an idea of the onetime importance of Sumter, SC to the ACL, which ran in five directions... (more)