The conductor blocks traffic as he watches his train ease into the NS interchange at Rockwood.
Morning run crosses one of the impressive wooden trestles along the line.
The eastbound turn exits the tunnel
Franklin Industrial Minerals B23-7s 4023 and 3138 arrive in Rockwood to interchange cars with NS after the morning trip down the mountain from Crab Orchard.
Switching the cement plant before leaving with cars for the NS Interchange.
Departing the cement plant with cars for the NS Interchange.
FMIX 4023 and sister #3138 depart the yard for the run to Rockwood, TN.
Former Southern high nose B23-7 sports the color blue of Lhoist North America which replaced the red of the Franklin Industrial Minerals.
The eastbound Lhoist North America train crosses a steel trestle as it nears the end of it's trip to the NS interchange at Rockwood.
The eastbound train crosses one of the many wooden bridges alone the line to Rockwood. The former Franklin Industrial Minerals locomotives have been painted for Lhoist North America.
Franklin Industrial Minerals 4023 and 3138, now painted for parent company Lhoist North America, lead loads down the mountain to the NS interchange at Rockwood.
Franklin Industrial Minerals has recently repainted their locomotives into this new scheme representing parent company Lhoist North America, but still retaining “FIMX” reporting marks. FIMX 4023 a... (more)