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.
Welded rail/work train lead by a Geep 40/Road Slug set chugs across the Clinch River headed southbound, in order to clear the main for a northbound empty coal train.
112 rumbles across the Clinch River into Clinton, behind an all EMD 70 series consist.
Just days after a derailment and fire on the KD Sub shut the line down completely, and forced residential evacuations and business closures just a few miles south of this location, the bottlenecke... (more)