For the second time in the span of a week, I was able to catch 15T against the backdrop of the Southern Railway depot in downtown Knoxville. This time however, the weather cooperated better, with ... (more)
Amid a sea of MOW equipment, 132 comes into downtown Knoxville, heading toward Sevier Yard.
Under threatening skies, 15T coasts westbound past the old Southern Railway depot in downtown Knoxville.
In the early morning hours on a very chilly day, NS 29W rolls north behind an SD60 rebuild, and a CSX AC4400.
With a cloud of coal dust following the train, 724 flies through Helenwood.
117 is flat "hauling the mail" as it speeds through the small community of Winfield, TN, just a couple miles south of the TN/KY state line.
NS 167 knocks down the southbound signal at Robbins. A pair of elephant style second generation SD70s are doing the honors.
Behind a solid UP consist, NS 229 rockets south past the CP at Robbins.
Tanks at Helenwood. Southbound ethanol loads pass through the small hamlet of Helenwood, TN.
Southbound coal loads rumble through the swag at Helenwood behind a clean ACe and an ex-BN Triclops. An ES44AC and standard cab Dash 9 are pushing on the rear.
W97 steel slab loads round the curve into Harriman at CP Strange. The power was a nice catch. One of the remaining examples from the short-lived "white face" scheme, and a veteran SD40-2... (more)
A pair of SD70 series widecabs team up, as they hustle stack train 295 south at McCoy. The crew had these big EMDs under some heavy throttle, and they sure sounded sweet!
For the second week in a row, 1160 leads southbound 708 coal loads down the CNO&TP.
NS has recently put a large group of SD60s on lease from various leasing companies to help with power shortages. A pair of those leasers, in the form of ex-SOO and an ex-BN/BNSF "Triclops&quo... (more)
With a UP ACe in charge, 123 pops out of the shadows, and into the low sun, as it comes rolling into Oakdale.