Only two regularly planned Manifests are currently operating on this segment of the former Clinchfield between Erwin, TN and Bostic, NC. Today's Q697 consisting of 97 cars will exit the Nolichucky... (more)
Since the completion of the Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio railroad in the early 1900's the Nolichucky River Gorge has seen the passage of many trains, specifically coal trains headed to many differ... (more)
It's kind of hard to shoot the former Clinchfield on this side of the Nolichucky River. This southbound consist has just crossed the river and wil head into the virtually gorge, inaccessible by r... (more)
Dirty-faced SD40 3013 leads Clinchfield's southbound train through scenic Nolichucky Gorge hear the Tennessee/North Carolina state line on July 22, 1976. The same stream in N.C. is named the Toe... (more)
Clinchfield 806 and its EMD mates left Erwin less than 6 miles behind with coal Train 22 to get a run for the Blue Ridge. The train is about the cross Tennessee's Nolichucky River behind the cam... (more)
Brand new CSX GE ES44ACs 3073 and 3072 lead southbound Duke Power coal train V410 through Unaka Springs, TN en route to Brice, NC shortly after leaving the yard in Erwin following a crew change an... (more)
Seaboard System 116 and 118 leading a northbound excursion train through Unaka Springs after crossing the Nolichucky River.
The northbound deadhead move of CSX's annual Santa Train rolls through Unaka Springs on a rainy morning after a nocturnal run up the Blue Ridge Subdivision from Spartanburg. The trailing SD40-2 (8... (more)
CSX 3006 with coal drag in tow, and adorned with the latest logo, has just begun its journey through the Nolichucky Gorge. Located on the North Carolina/Tennessee border, the Nolichucky (and also ... (more)
SB CSX Q696 is about to cross the Nolichucky River for the first time and then cross back over in the heart of the Nolichucky River Gorge just before reaching Poplar, NC.
SB CSX Q696 is easing around the twist and turns that is the Nolichucky River Gorge, it is about to enter the gorge proper as it will veer away from civilization and reappear in North Carolina at ... (more)
A southbound loaded coal train with two "Bright Future" AC44's crosses the Nolichucky River, on one of the few river crossings on the Clinchfield, just south of Erwin.
After a surprisingly quick bad order set out 414 heads into the gorge.
A trio of SD40-2s bring a northbound across the Nolichucky River at Unaka Springs.