The CNO & TP office car special crosses Tenbridge heading northbound towards Cincinnati.
This NB is the second in a four train parade that was witnessed here on this fall afternoon.
A short equipment train makes its way south toward Birmingham through the small town of Valley Head.
Empty TVA Kingston coal train races under the I-40 bridge (seen in the background) and out of town toward Chattanooga for the return trip west.
A foreign (literally) visitor from Mexico heads up 51Z as it charges into Harriman just two minutes from merging onto the CNO&TP.
Dual catfish head up todays 179 as it passes various decayed structures, typical of old towns in the south.
Trains don't stay at Oakdale Yard for long, and these two southbounders will be pulling out for Harriman in short order. Oakdale Yard is nestled in the Obed river valley between Harriman and Oneid... (more)
Pulling out after a crew change at the Oakdale Yard, a typically faded SD70 heads downhill to Harriman.
A bright and shiny NS 167 pops out of Tunnel 23 and crosses the Emory River, which enters the Obed to the left. The ventilation cuts are reminiscent of tunnels of the Great West.
Taco Bell on the CNO&TP near Parkers Lake.
An NS OCS passes thru the hills of Eastern Tenn.
With a nice glint from the morning sun, a northbound freight idles in the siding at Rockwood awaiting the passage of the NS OCS.