Released from KLW on March 21st, engine number 8214 is the latest addition to the Knoxville and Holston River Railroad (KXHR) fleet. 8214, an NZESE15BDET4L has had an interesting rebuild history, ... (more)
KXHR 101 proceeds with the first task of the morning–replacing empty scrap gondolas at CMCs Knoxville Mill with loads from PCS Metals, the CSX interchange at W. Knox, and the NS interchange at Cos... (more)
Knoxville and Holston River Railroad (KXHR) train 102 makes its way by the CSX West Knox yard interchange as it makes the daily trip south/west to Forks of the River industrial. Today’s power was ... (more)
Southern 154 climbs Henry Hill.
Southern 154 climbs the grade by the sewage treatment plant shortly after departing University Commons.
Southern 154 approaches the turn around on the Christmas Lantern Express after crossing over the Holston River.
Southern 154 departs University Commons with the first Christmas Lantern Express of the day. Note the CSX Local in the background working on assembling its train before heading north to serve cust... (more)
KXHR train 102 howls up the hill into Coster yard behind 2377 and 2241 with a cut of cement hoppers from the UT campus under stormy skies.
After drilling CMC (formerly Gerdau Ameristeel) train 101 rolls east, preparing to make the climb up to Coster and begin the days switching.
The engineer of 2241 calls milepost 4, as train 102 rolls through University Commons, headed east to Forks of the River.
102 wobbles down a section of straight alignment headed south for Forks of the River behind 2241. This 13 car consist is coming up on it next challenge, the hill at Tyson Park–a daunting task for ... (more)
2241 leads a 13 car 102 through the remainder of yesterdays snow as the consist rolls downhill from Coster and prepares to pass Tamko Paper.
A light rain begins to fall as the return trip of the Three Rivers Rambler Christmas Lantern Express heads back to Knoxville for the final run of the day.
The last Christmas Lantern Express of 2017, lead by Southern 154, makes its way across the Holston River as the last light of the day begins to disappear.
Southern 154 near Holston River Park with the 1pm Christmas Lantern Express.