Final check for loose fittings and fasteners before backing to the train, the Three Rivers Rambler. ( Due to on-going overhead bridge demolition, passengers boarding at the present arrangements ha... (more)
A much needed pusher on a very long train.
Looking like a mainline freight from the 1970s.
Parked away from home (Bristol).
Parked on the crosstown track with a curious yellow door that is an eye-catcher.
Spotting cement and asphalt cars.
Parked on the siding between ex-N&W Passenger Station and Section Foreman's House.
Parked on siding.
The evening local rests in front of the freshly arrived westbound 22A where crew members join others in the tent erected against a very cold day. Inside the tent an infrared heater and good food i... (more)
Renumbered as a Clinchfield the Challenger arrives to begin the 50th Anniversary Santa Train.
Where all the folks come from to be on hand for thrown gifts at remote Fremont is a Santa Train phenomenon.
Waiting for clearance to cross over to track two.
Gift-tossing stop completed, the 2010 Santa Train departs to resume its journey. Next stop:Dungannon.
Tail end of eastbound unit coal drag moves by as the westbound gets underway.
Setting out the first two cars before re-assembling the train and heading west to Knoxville.