After the job briefing is completed, CSX Q154-23 (Fairburn,GA-Memphis,TN) is underway at Wauhatchie (MP J-145.7) making the running head start up the south-end of Raccoon Mountain. A very neat sur... (more)
At the end of a long journey from Atlanta, the empties CSX E319-21 (Cross,SC-Evansville,IN/EVWR) is pulled up just a few cars short from the rear of the hot "tote" CSX Q154-22 which the outbound c... (more)
Engineer Frank Welsh poses loco 710 on the TVRM bridge that crosses the CSX W&A line , as in the siding below are the TVRM RDC cars that are awaiting transport to Wauhatchie yard.
A Once Of A Lifetime Event
The American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners (AAPRCO) was having their 35th Annual Convention this year in Chattanooga, TN at the "Chattano... (more)
Yard Job CSX Y124-01 is making the shovel move up the south-end of Raccoon Mountain taking a cut of loaded covered hopper to the Koch Food Inc Storage facility, two miles up the old main near the ... (more)
Southern Railway's only operating Mikado prepares to depart Grand Junction with the 2:25pm excursion of the Missionary Ridge Local on a warm afternoon.
Chattanooga knows what's up and they're not afraid to show it.
With the cylinder cock wide open on this brisk spring morning the 115 year old Alco built 2-8-0 SR 630 work it's way east out of East Chattanooga on the head of the Missionary Ridge Local bound fo... (more)
Nashville, Chattanooga, and Saint Louis GP7 710 soars high above South Chickamauga Creek as the train enters yard limits for Grand Junction station. The train was 4 cars today instead of the usual... (more)
On a hazy muggy June morning it was just another fine day on the railroad, but we witness one of the most unique piece of railroad maintenance equipment. GMS-1 is one of two self-propelled geometr... (more)
After coming around the south leg of the wye, TVRM 100 led by the Alco built 2-8-0 SR 630 is marching westbound at the base of the wye heading for East Chattanooga on it's 12:05 schedule trip.
Southern 630 waits for passengers to board while an NS train with an interesting lashup rolls by CP Jersey.
A Intermodal train rolls by TVRM at Control Point Jersey on NS.
The 80 is a GP38 that was built by EMD in 1968 for the Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway (The TAG Route). It was the first high hood version of any GP38 model to be built and as a present to th... (more)
With decorating for the 2018 edition of the North Pole Limited under way, Southern 630 leads the first trip on the last day of steam operations in 2018 down the west leg of the wye.