After years I finally caught this GWI property out of the house and working and the sun was out and all was right with the world. Nice colors, huh?
ex-RSSX 601, nee-MP 1179
The two-man crew of the East Tennessee Railway is winding up its morning of work as it switches some cars of scrap metal at Johnson City. The train is standing on what was the Clinchfield Railroad... (more)
Looking very much like the old Southern, ETRY's 214 returns from interchange duties with the CSX, utilizing the original Clinchfield mainline through Johnson City.
There's a lot of railroad history in this scene. The diamond that's abandoned on the near side is the former East Tennessee & Western North Carolina (a.k.a. "Tweetsie") main that once extended all... (more)
Moving to reassemble short train.
ETRY Alco RS-32 #211 leading its train into Johnson City in the summer of 1985.
Ex-NYC 2000HP unit drifts downgrade with a short train headed back toward Johnson City on a beautiful spring day.
Interesting rebuild, with a late model GP-9 long hood but apparently it has a 567BC under it.
Interesting bebuild, with a late model GP-9 long hood but apparently it has a 567BC under it.
This May 1987 scene finds East Tennessee Rwy #212 working its short train toward Johnson City.
ETRY 212 leaving Elizabethton for the trip back to Johnson City in Jan. 1994.
ETRY 7735 leading the westbound train past the Happy Valley Baptist Church and back toward Johnson City in April 1995.
WB train returning from Elizabethton with a nice little boxcar train. There was a lot of traffic in those days.
ETRY 212 leading its train westbound toward Johnson City in this May 1987 scene. This portion of the railroad is currently inactive and is the subject of a proposed rails to trails project debate.