After dropping off one lone hopper car in NS' Middlesboro Yard, CSX C700-23 exits the 600 foot long Patterson Branch Road Tunnel on the Harbell Branch between Pineville and Middlesboro.
For one... (more)
With the loadout supports now replaced and the derailed coal hoppers removed, work has begun on new track that was displaced by the derailment. Several loaded hoppers were pulled, literally, thru ... (more)
Having originated out of John Sevier Yard in Knoxville, TN, a coal train derailed a week ago under the Middlesboro Mining loadout. Two hoppers were rerailed with another suffering damage and skidd... (more)
"DERAILMENT" NS T09 has derailed under the Apollo fuels loadout in Middlesboro, KY with severe damge to the supports of the loadout and one gon hanging on by a thread.
Of blue and steel... coal hopper mtys are backed up under the loading silo and will be ready for loading in the moring at Middlesboro Minings loadout. For decades the operation was known as Appolo... (more)
This norfolk Southern sits in Middlesboro yard, awaiting a crew and more power to take loads of Bell county coal to Knoxville.
A Southern F-unit being used in mine run service at Middlesboro, KY idles in the weed-choked L&N yard in September 1966. In the background, an old New York Central 50-foot box car frames the scene... (more)
The experienced hand of senior Tennessee Division engineer Dan Cass is ready to jerk the throttle of Southern 4501 back a notch or two while servicing the engine at Middlesboro, KY. With any luck,... (more)
The Knoxville Division engineer on Southern 4501 casts a pensive look at the photographer as the engine is serviced at Middlesboro before heading back to Knoxville. In 1974, there was a good chanc... (more)
Southern's famous fan trip queen (and the first 2-8-2 owned by the company) is getting watered and serviced during the layover at Middlesboro, KY, on a round trip from Knoxville for the Old Smoky ... (more)
Two brakemen prepare to hook up forty loaded coal hoppers at the Apollo Fuels yard in Middlesboro, KY. The 78E is on it's second crew due to hitting a trespasser on the tracks in Tazewell, TN hour... (more)
L&N Alco power rests at Middlesboro, KY in October 1971.
Loaded Hignite, Ky. to Harlee, Ga. unit train just railroad north of Middlesboro.
CV Local working the yard at Middlesboro, en route to Corbin from Pennington, VA.
CV Local leaving on run to Corbin, Ky.