On a frigid afternoon in Clinchfield Country, northbound manifest Q697-12 crosses the Nolichucky River, having just negotiated the name sake's Gorge from Poplar, North Carolina.
Working southbound out of Erwin toward the Nolichucky River Gorge, a southbound coal train graces the rails of the Clinchfield Railroad as it curves through the fan favorite community of Chestoa, ... (more)
Shoving hard against the rear of a southbound coal train, a DPU splits the Classic Clinchfield Signals at Chestoa, just south of Erwin, Tennessee. Sadly, this scene is no longer possible, as both... (more)
On a crystal clear day in the middle of October, a trio of CSX GE's lead the last southbound coal train on the rails of the former Clinchfield Railroad. That morning, October 15th 2015, 300 people... (more)
Under a gloomy December sky, a pair of CSX GP40-2's lead a southbound work train through the s curve and past the Classic Clinchfield Railroad Signal at Chestoa, Tennessee just south of Erwin on t... (more)
Shortly after negotiating the Nolichucky Gorge south of Erwin, a northbound coal train crosses the former Clinchfield Span at Chestoa, Tennessee on the CSX Blue Ridge Subdivision.
Weaving its way southbound out of the Erwin Terminal, CSX 756 leads a loaded unit Duke Power Coal train upgrade through a s-curve and as it knocks down one of the many Classic Clinchfield Railroad... (more)
Winding upgrade just south of Erwin, Tennessee, CSX 756 and company lug a southbound loaded Duke Power Coal Train bound for Brice through an s-curve at Chestoa on the former Clinchfield Railroad. ... (more)
Grinding upgrade with a southbound manifest in tow, a pair of CSX GE's wind and weave through Chestoa and the beginning of the Nolichucky Gorge just south of Erwin on the rails of the former Clinc... (more)
Southbound manifest train on the Clinchfield just south of Erwin at Chestoa, TN || Sept 1972
Clinging to the steep mountainsides along the Nolichucky Gorge, a coal drag makes its way south just out of Erwin Terminal on the former Clinchfield.
An northbound mty coal train gets an approach signal at the south end of Erwin Yard. The train is seen passing one of the MANY churches along the Clinchfield in Chestoa.
CSX 7736 leads a southbound freight train at Chestoa, TN.
An extra south has just left Erwin for a trip to Spartanburg, SC, as it rolls through Chestoa.