Lhoist North America sponsored Employee Specials from their plant location in Crab Orchard, TN to Rockwood, TN the first Saturday in November. Passenger equipment was provided by the Southern App... (more)
Running empties from the NS interchange at Rockwood to the Lhoist plant in Crab Orchard. FIM stands for Franklin Industrial Minerals, which was sold in 2006 to Ft Worth-based Chemical Lime Compan... (more)
The Rockwood Turn heads west to Crab Orchard with nine empties as FIMX 3138 pops out of Walden Ridge Tunnel on the former Tennessee Central.
A Lhoist aggregate train emerges from the tunnel at Westel on the way to the interchange with Norfolk Southern at Rockwood.
Returning from the NS interchange, the westbound Rockwood Turn exits the Walden Ridge Tunnel on the former Tennessee Central.
The eastbound Rockwood Turn exits the Walden Ridge Tunnel on the former Tennessee Central. From here, its another five miles to the NS interchange at Rockwood.
The Rockville turn rolls through Walden Ridge Tunnel on their way to swap cars with Norfolk Southern
Former Southern Railway B23-7 No.4023 leads the westbound train over the Piney Creek Trestle on the run back to Crab Orhcard.
Former Southern Railway B23-7 No.4023 leads the westbound train back to Crab Orchard after interchanging cars with Norfolk Southern in Rockwood. No. 4023 was the last B23-7 built for the Southern ... (more)
Leased GP38-2 2171 peaks its head outside of the Walden Ridge Tunnel on the former Tennessee Central main line that is now owned by Lhoist North America.
Leased GP38-2 2171 leads a B23-7 through the Walden Ridge Tunnel on the way from Crab Orchard to Rockwood.
Leased GP38-2 2171 leads a B23-7 across the Piney Creek Trestle east of Westel. The train is crossing between the Eastern and Central time zones as it makes its way into Roane County.
Leased GP38-2 2171 leads a B23-7 through an s-curve along West End road near the community of Westel.
The FIMX Limestone Train heads East to Rockwood, TN. Where they will interchange with Norfolk Southern, they are seen here passing through Westel, TN.
Franklin Minerals eastbound turn to the NS interchange at Rockwood, TN crosses the high bridge over Piney Creek on this former Tennessee Central route.