An unexpected baretable train made for a nice end to a great day railfanning in East Tennessee.
An assortment of modern GE and EMD power lead train 22A westbound out of Piney Flats after meeting 16T and 123.
After nearly 12 hours of delays waiting on eastbound trains, and dropping of a car in Bristol with a sticking brake, 15T finally makes it out of Virginia and into the hands of Knoxville's East End... (more)
Westbound through the old town section of Piney Flats.
Southern Mikado #4501 is heading back to Bristol from Bulls Gap as storm clouds brew.
Southern 4501 westbound on a roundtrip Bristol Va to Bulls Gap Tn excursion
The westbound will take the siding to allow 202 to proceed east on the main. Propane tank serves switch heater but is hardly necessary on a June afternoon in the eighties.
As the sun starts to set in East Tennessee, Norfolk Southern's Pennsylvania Heritage Unit waits for signal at Curtis, as the lead unit on Eastbound 201.
The eastbound OCS rolls around the curve on the west approach to the siding at Piney Flats, TN.
NS deadhead move 957 rolls westbound by the Lick Creek Christian Church at Piney Flatts, TN enroute from Roanoke to Knoxville for a weekend of pulling employee excursions.
Looking over the shoulder of fellow RP contributor,my Son Dustin, at NS 22A on the siding at Piney Flats.
Train 22A heads on west after a meet with NS 38Q at Piney Flats
NS 22A copies a track authorithy from the east end dispatcher as they pick up speed westbound after a meet with 38Q at Piney Flats.
NS 961 throttles up after meeting eastbound 16T while Old Glory waves proudly at the image of Old Glory on the lead locomotive.
NS 25N completes a beautiful rural, East Tennessee scene as it journeys west towards Knoxville.