Southbound ethanol loads pass by the former location of the L&N station at Lafollette. The site now serves as a base of operations for MOW personnel.
The daily Cincinnati to Jacksonville juice/intermodal knocks down the signal at MP 237.2, as it rockets through the town of Lake City (now called Rocky Top).
A scene which is repeated (usually) several times a week. Grain loads bound for Tate & Lyle in Loudon, TN sit tied down in Knoxville, awaiting a new crew to complete the journey.
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!