I believe this station was once served by the only true transcontinental passenger train ever in the US, the now-truncated Amtrak "Sunset". Here a westbound freight is heading to Mobile... (more)
Leading a southbound grain train holding the main deep in the Toe River valley and way out in the country, where a can of beany wienies and moon pie washed down with an ROC cola constitutes a fine... (more)
Dang! One away! Back in the day before the ACs took over everything the daily merchandise train tackles the grade northbound, next stop probably Kingsport.
I am rather amazed when I think about how long ago it was when Baldwin folded. These were so rare that finding one operational was amazing, and that was forty years ago!
Starting the daily run to McNeil across the newly prepared soil where the local authorities hope industry will grow. Ex-CR now owned by LTEX leased to Patriot Rail and looking great.
On a slow day a southbound GE reflects in the window of the museum.
It's kind of hard to shoot the former Clinchfield on this side of the Nolichucky River. This southbound consist has just crossed the river and wil head into the virtually gorge, inaccessible by r... (more)
One thing I like about this hobby is watching the changes. DCs, a different plant in the background and frequent coal trains, things of the past. Nice string on a southbound coal train.
Retired and headed for scrapping, this unit began life as a Piedmont and Northern engine, went to SCL and ended up on the relatively large L&N fleet of C420s.
A very ordinary occurence in 1994, another coal train heading south with bituminous for electricity.
I was back in town wondering why I ever left and caught this southbound with what they call "toasters" on the front.
A southbound coal train is waiting for a meet alongside a great displace of Kentucky strata, in which seams of coal appear quite often.
A real mixed bag of stuff sits around awaiting work in what some call the good old days.
Former B&O series was way outnumbered in the Chessie System by GPs, though I have never figured out why.