This westbound rock train has stalled despite all the units. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection. Happy July 4th!
Seemed appropriate considering today's date but seemed an inappropriate time for an excursion crossing the chilly and a leafless terrain of middle Tennessee behind two former C&O workhorses. Fort... (more)
A westbound rock train is headed back to Lebanon. Those of us with a special affection for the old Tennessee Central dream of seeing the "gap" relaid, probably in vain. Photo by Jim ... (more)
Tiptoeing on light rail through the colorfully painted rolling Tennessee hills a fall excursion is eastbound hauling delighted leaf lookers. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
Originally C&O, later LS&I, I have seen no proof that these units were actually used on NERR. The Alco truck was notoriously hard on curves which may have been a reason.
Originally LS & I . Note the odd MU setup. Air? Have yet to see a picture of these actually doing any work on this railroad or WTNN where they went later. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my col... (more)
Now, the old Tennessee Central was not a high speed line but they did have super elevation on curves, some of it was even in the right direction. In any case this CSX graduate, before that, C&O, ... (more)
Four miles east of town and a CF7 on a passenger train. Who'd a thunk it! Ah, railroading. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
It ain't perfect but that color is pretty close to the color of the first car, which is perfect. An excursion is preparing to depart back in the early days. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satte... (more)
Old Hickory Job heading south after switching the Transload Terminal in Old Hickory. NERR B40-8W 573 is towing twenty empties along Route 45. Approaching Pitts Avenue RR Crossing in Lakewood, Ten... (more)
B40-8W 573 has twenty in tow from switching the Transload Terminal in Old Hickory. Running along Route 45 Old Hickory Blvd in Lakewood.
Nashville & Eastern's thrice weekly empty rock train from Nashville cruises through the countryside at Hickman, TN just west of it's destination of Carthage.
Nashville & Eastern's thrice weekly empty rock train from Nashville cruises through Brush Creek on the former Tennessee Central mainline between Emory Gap and Nashville.
EB rock train at Hickman with the best looking unit on the roster leading
Nashville & Eastern's thrice weekly empty rock train from Nashville arrives at Carthage Jct and will diverge off the old Tennessee Central mainline onto the Carthage branch to load at the quarry.