The four Southern FP7 units have been run around the excursion train and are ready to depart for the return to Asheville, NC. The rain had finally let up and the sun made a weak appearance.
Ole glory flies as one of the DC to AC units eases through downtown Bulls Gap on a peaceful overcast morning.
A westbound Norfolk Southern freight passes the old hotels at Bulls Gap, Tennessee, on May 10, 2014.
As a southbound freight on the A line from Bristol to Knoxville approaches the wye at Bulls Gap, a fairly decrepit 1948 Dodge stands vigil--waiting on some soul to acquire it and do a restoration.... (more)
The NS OCS train makes its way past the iconic "See Rock City" barn on the west end of Bulls Gap.
A quartet of NS/Southern EMDs lead a loaded coal train out of Bulls Gap, TN and under the Knoxville-Bristol mainline in this September 1989 scene.
Two NS SD60s bracket a SD50S on a loaded coal train at Bulls Gap, TN || January 1986
Eastbound just outside Bulls Gap
Preparing to board passengers on the east leg of the wye in Bulls Gap for the return to Bristol Va.
N&W caboose 518640 brings up the rear of an empty coal train at Bulls Gap, TN -- January 1986
NS eastbound stack train #202 passes by the "See Rock City" barn near Bulls Gap.
Southern GP38-2s #5236 and #5247 lead a train through the yard at Bulls Gap, TN || April 1984
Southern painted GP30 #2588 and NS painted GP38-2 #5188 at Bulls Gap, TN || June 1986
A pair of Southern bay window cabooses bringing up the rear of a westbound coal train at Bulls Gap (Kite), TN.
After a change from an Appalachia District to an Asheville line crew at Bulls Gap, TN, an eastbound "C" Train eases back into motion behind a GE-EMD six-motor duo. The lead C36-7 is now extinct on... (more)