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.
A pair of M-2s bring 177 south under the signal bridge at a location known to the railroad as McCoy. However, many of us local railfans (some of whom are seen shooting video of this passing train)... (more)
113 comes into Oakdale. The train will diverge from the CNO&TP at Harriman Junction and take the K&O toward Oliver Springs. The crew have been asked by the dispatcher if all three of their units a... (more)
With the sun yet to make it above the hills that surround Oakdale, 116 heads north on a crisp fall morning.
Fall on the CNO&TP. Took the day off to shoot the NS OCS at Oakdale. But they changed the schedule at the last minute, and ran it though under the cover of darkness. Non the less, gave me a... (more)
GM all the way! A former Conrail SD60I built back when General Motors still owned EMD, heads west passing another GM product in the form of a Chevy S-10, which once belonged to my dad befor... (more)
After stopping for a southbound to clear, this northbound stack train quickly gets rolling again, at the CSX/NS diamond near downtown Knoxville.
Coal empties from TVA's Bull Run steam plant (located just a couple miles south of this location) head back north to be reloaded. The train is crossing the Clinch River, and will soon be at CP Dos... (more)
NS local T13 has picked up a short mixed bag consist of covered hoppers, coal loads, log, and woodchip loads from East Siding, and is departing Clinton, headed for Sevier Yard in Knoxville. The cr... (more)
"One unit wonder." This recently repainted GE is wearing the newest "boxcar" logo, and is the sole power on these northbound ethanol empties.
A long string of northbound Autorack empties head across the Clinch River.
With four ex-NS GP38s in the consist, X542 is crossing the Tennessee River into CSX's small yard near downtown Knoxville, heading north.
With the empty limestone hoppers of train 69W (lead by 9624) stopped in the siding, T69 rolls by on the main with a sweet trio of SD40-2s leading.