Drone Shot of NS #4002 leading train 163 about to enter Sheffield Yard.
163 tops the hill into Bearden on a warm summer afternoon.
NS 8990 leads train 163 through downtown Huntsville. I am absolutely loving the 80-200 lens I bought over the weekend.
A westbound manifest snakes its way out of a rather empty John Sevier yard headed to Chattanooga and eventually Sheffield, Alabama.
NKP #8100 leads NS Train 163 to Sheffield, AL as it passes some of the farm lands along the way in Courtland, AL
A UP pool power AC4400 leads NS 163 hightailing it west out of Knoxville, passing through the small suburb of Concord. A small section of Concord Marina can be seen across Fort Loudon lake directl... (more)
Getting ready to go under the 23rd/I-24 overpass is Sheffield bound NS 163 (Knoxville,TN-Sheffield, AL) with a trio of Canadian Snow birds in charge of this short manifest on this wet and cold mor... (more)
Leaning into the joint-line to the CSX Chattanooga Sub on this bitter cold morning, Sheffield bound NS 163 (Knoxville, TN-Sheffield, AL) get the medium clear from the CSX signals to proceed west... (more)
NS Train 163 with NS #8101 Central of Georgia Heritage Unit crosses the Tennessee River on it way to Sheffield, AL
163 crosses the Tennessee River on a fine late summer evening. On the other side of the river, to the far left of the photo, you can see the solar panels that supply electricity to the signals at ... (more)
163 heads west past a harvested cotton field; in the background, some muted autumn foliage can still be found on 1,410-foot Reed 'Mountain' (technically a hill by geographical standards).
163 passes the beautifully restored 1860-built depot in downtown Huntsville, which now contains a museum. BurghMan caught this same train earlier in the day at Ladds, TN (photo 164369).
NS train 163 passes the beautiful waters of Nickajack Lake.
West bound for Memphis and interchange with UP.