Q541 howls past N.E. Kilsyth with a recently rebuilt CM44AH on point.
While the helper over Duff Mountain may be stationed on the southbound grade, the grade going north is just as severe. However, while the coal doesn't roll north on the KD Subdivision there are oc... (more)
CSX W024 hits the crest of the grade at the north end of Kilsyth siding with a pair of Geeps leading a loaded rail train
Northbound CSX freight climbing up the grade at Kilsyth, TN.
With another train of coal loads safely across Duff Mountain, the Morley helper cuts off on the fly. While the light engine rolls to a quick stop, the southbound coal train will pick up speed as i... (more)
T741 summits the Duff Mountain Grade at Kilsyth, passing the L&N searchlights that still protect this siding. The 6,000ft train is still strung out through the intense curvature of the terrain and... (more)
An empty coal train clears the crossing of snow as it grinds up the grade from a dead stop.
A southbound ballast train is climbing the the last leg of Duff Mountain grade at Kilsyth, Tn on the KD Subdivision.
A southbound grain train crests the Duff Mountain grade at North Kilsyth.
A southbound unit coal train winds off the south side of Duff Mountain en route to a utility in Florida in this fall portrait in east Tennessee back in 1989. The "stealth" GEs don't look nearly as... (more)
Southbound Q541 passes the B&B Market at Kilsyth as it crosses old US 25W. The train is heading toward Knoxville, Etowah and Atlanta.
Southbound unit coal train cruises down the mountain at Kilsyth---bound for a power plant in Georgia.
Northbound in the morning works hard through the siding, with only one unit.
A southbound coal train winds its way toward the south end of Kilsyth siding.
SB N258 has crested Duff Mountain and rolls past a meet with NB Q544 at Kilsyth on the KD Sub.