Done with its work in Elizabethton, the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina’s daily train is returning to the Clinchfield interchange in Johnson City.
East Tennessee &Western North Carolina’s local crew works the industries in Elizabethton, Tennessee with their ex-SP RS32, which survives today on the Delaware-Lackawanna.
The 66-mile East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad was a noted three-foot-gauge empire that at its peak reached from Johnson City, Tennessee through the mountains to Boone, North Carolin... (more)
ET&WNC Alco RS-3 #209 awaiting its next work at Elizabethton, TN || March 1971
ETWNC #210 working at Elizabethton, TN || October 1971
It’s Saturday, and school is out---so a few Elizabethton youngsters take in some railroading. The one closest to the engine is studying the 208, but the other boy seems more intrigued by the out-o... (more)
For three years I lived about 10 miles away from where this little beauty (note the polished bell) switched out in the open for all to see. I got there about twice. Picture me kicking myself rep... (more)
Interesting rebuild, with a late model GP-9 long hood but apparently it has a 567BC under it.
Interesting bebuild, with a late model GP-9 long hood but apparently it has a 567BC under it.
No doubting the SP heritage of this unit. Unit is gone, track is now moribund. Seems this railroad is and always was a shadow of its former self. "Eat Tomatoes and Wear No Clothes" was a great... (more)
This May 1987 scene finds East Tennessee Rwy #212 working its short train toward Johnson City.
ETRY 212 leaving Elizabethton for the trip back to Johnson City in Jan. 1994.
ETRY 7735 leading the westbound train past the Happy Valley Baptist Church and back toward Johnson City in April 1995.
ETWNC 207 working at Elizabethton, TN in the winter of 1962.