The 2018 Santa Train deadheading south to Jax meets northbound Q692 at Hannum
Deadheading back to Jacksonville, the CSX Santa Train rips though the north end of the siding at Hannum, at the day's last light.
Under the watchful eye of a veteran Clinchfield crew, ex SBD 8523 leads southbound K811 through the Intermediate signals at Unicoi on the CRR's "High Line" just north of Erwin.
With fall foliage painting the mountains of the Clinchfield vibrant colors, Q696 heads south through Unicoi splitting the Clinchfield era intermediates that continue to protect a couple trains a d... (more)
Looking good in what is now almost "back in the day". It now occurs to me that these units are getting a little old and are probably already dropping into the abyss which is whatever CS... (more)
At the spot where the "High Line" diverged from the old main a nicely matched set of power wheels the GALX coal train southward.
A half-dozen Clinchfield geeps, all in Family Lines livery, roll a train of empty hoppers north through Unicoi, Tennessee.
With a couple of covered hoppers up front a northbound empty hopper train makes it way through the fields of this small community on a chilly but bright winter day.
After working CSX's Kingsport Yard, Q696 decided leave and head south. Here he is seen knocking down the signal at Unicoi while enroute to Bostic, NC.
Northbound CSX train of empty hoppers headed back to Loyall, KY with a motive power consist that was becoming more rare event then.
At last light, a pair of CSX GE's lead southbound manifest Q696-30 through the Classic Clinchfield Intermediate Signals at Unicoi, just north of Erwin on the Kingsport Subdivision.
Working southbound on the former Clinchfield's "High Line", CSX Q696-25 splits the classic intermediate signals at Unicoi, Tennessee just north of Erwin on the Kingsport Subdivision.
After a meet with a southbound coal train at Hannum, engineer Tim Decker commands a pair of GE's on a northbound coal train as it splits the Classic Clinchfield Signals at Unicoi.
Shortly after a heavy rain storm drenched East Tennessee, a southbound corn syrup train knocks down the Classic Clinchfield Signals with a CEFX SD40-2 leading toward Erwin.
Working hard upgrade at Unicoi, a pair CSX AH Gevo's light up the classic Clinchfield signals at Unicoi, Tennessee on their way south to Erwin via the Kingsport Subdivision.