TVA switcher at the Watts Bar Plant near Spring City, TN || October 1974
A GP-7 & a late model GP-9 used to commonly show up and just wait around until the the train of coal for the Kingston plant showed up. I think it all moves in unit trains now.
TVA 15 leads a coal train to the Kingston Steam Plant.
A TVA Baldwin S12 works at the National Fertilizer Development Center (operated by TVA) at Muscle Shoals, AL in this May 1972 scene.
I my advanced age and decrepidy I often seen a shot like this and wonder, "What possessed me to be in Emory Gap two days after Christmas?". No idea but TVA was there to pick up their train from N... (more)
They are not like the old BLWs but their replacements had a better paint job. Here they are switching cars in the coal yard. At the time TVA made the run to the interchange at Emory Gap but I th... (more)
The was just a real surprise, seeing two of these on a coal train from the SOU interchange at Emory Gap to the steam plant.
TVA FM #24 at Gallatin, TN || May 1972
Built in October 1958 a Fairbanks Morse H16-66 had just recieved a fresh coat of paint when I caught it setting outside the power plant at Gallatin Tennessee.
Former Chattahoochie Valley loco, now shufflin' coal gons @ Widders Crick P'wr Plant.
Stored since 1997, TVA originally acquired US Army 7133 for use in coal operations at Gallatin. Photo taken with permission.
Stored serviceable, F3060 was built 10/58 and has been assigned to TVA's Gallatin plant since delivery. F/N 16-L-1157. Photo taken with permission.