Yard switcher has set out the Santa Fe Southern unit for interchange to NS for shipment west. It shares the yard with a couple of loads of lumber and some heavy mining equipment. Now they are he... (more)
Lowest bid makes strange bedfellows. This former DRGW unit is towing the newly repainted ex-CSX GP16 out to the interchange with NS. Despite looking good in the new paint the "foreigner" is with... (more)
K&T's facility in the tiny town sits hard by the CNO&TP main. Here we see the main, the scale house, NS maintenance of way trailers and the entire roster or ex-DRGW Alcos. In the seventies there... (more)
Originally owned by DRGW this old veteran has fresh paint that belies her advanced age as she prepares to ascend the grade from that last operating coal mine on the line.
In honor of my hardworking railroader friends who may not get to sit down and enjoy the turkey on this Thanksgiving Day, because the freight needs to be hauled or the passengers need to be carried... (more)
Kentucky & Tennessee Railway 2-8-2 #10:
Tucked behind 2-8-0 No. 610, under a shed by the TVRM East Chattanooga Shop is TVRM's "Southern No. 6910". The locomotive was built by Baldwin Locomoti... (more)
K&T Alco S2 102, the last remaining locomotive on the roster from when the K&T dieselized in the 1960's, brings a short 2 car passenger train over the bridge at Blue Heron.
K&T Alco S2 102 and 2 passenger cars get ready to depart Blue Heron Junction, headed back up the hill towards Stearns on the K&T mainline.
"K&T 102 at Blue Heron Junction"
In a timeless scene, the Conductor lines the switch at Blue Heron Junction from the Blue Heron Coal Spur to the Kentucky & Tennessee Mainline for the ... (more)
K&T #12 coming into Stearns KY - January 1962
K&T #11 working at Stearns KY in this September 1960 scene.
Kentucky & Tennessee #10 beginning the day at Stearns, KY || January 1962
Three Kentucky & Tennessee (former DRGW) S2s bring a train into Stearns, KY in this summer 1973 view.
K&T Alco (Former DRGW) switching at Stearns, KY || August 1973
Yeah, let's call it super elevation. In any case the horizon is level and the unit is not as it comes around a curve by the shops. The tank cars are there because CMO Paul LeVertu was an old tank... (more)