Two of Lhoist's GE B23-7's roll into Rockwood with 17 loads for the NS interchange on a hot summer morning.
A lucky break in the clouds lets the sun briefly light up the scene as one of Franklin Minerals' very rare Ex Southern Railway B23-7's leads the tri-weekly train over one of the numerous wooden tr... (more)
The Franklin Minerals Crab Orchard to Rockwood turn makes its return visit to Daysville, Tennessee as it brings a fresh set of cars from the NS interchange yard back to the facility in Crab Orchar... (more)
A former Southern B23-7 leads the Friday version of the Franklin Industrial local to Rockwood across First Trestle on the former Tennessee Central under the bright morning Tennessee sun
The tri-weekly Rockwood turn departs homebase of Crab Orchard as they bring 15 cars toward its destination of the NS interchange in Rockwood
Former Southern Railway GE B23-7 #4023 sits at Lhoist North America's facility in Crab Orchard, TN. as storms move out of the area.
Lhoist's eastbound run to Rockwood crosses one of the several wooden bridges on the old Tennessee Central
A pair of Lhoist (formerly Franklin Minerals) B23-7 locomotives switches cars at the NS interchange in Rockwood, TN. They’ve just arrived with loads from the limestone quarry in Crab Orchard, and ... (more)
The east end of Tennessee Central survives as Franklin Industrial Minerals (now Lhoist North America) and remains a popular draw despite its isolated area. 4023 is ex-Southern Railway....and was ... (more)
Lhoist, formerly Franklin Industrial Minerals tri-weekly train eases across one of the massive trestles on the former Tennessee Central railroad. After a hiatus of 2 years the two GE's that were l... (more)
Lhoist North America B23-7 4023 at the Crab Orchard plant on a sunny Saturday morning.
Photo taken with permission.
FIMX 4023 climbs the grade up from Rockwood on the former Tennesse Central mainline.
Former Southern Railway B23-7 No.4023 leads the westbound run out of a rock cut in the community of Ozone.
Former Southern Railway B23-7 No.4023 leads the westbound run to Crab Orchard near the community of Ozone.