As the sun shine on one of the many jewels that is still floating around, we get a rare glimpse of TVA F6102 sitting cold on the TVA Widows Creek Fossil Plant dump lead. This SW1000 is a ex Chatta... (more)
This scene will most likely never be seen again with this coal fired power plant switching to natural gas. TVA F3500 with a string of empties prepares to take them back out to the NS main between ... (more)
Two Baldwin switchers, Nos. 14 and 16, are on the loop track emptying coal hoppers at TVA’s steam plant at Kingston, Tenn
Two Tennessee Valley Authority Baldwin units have shown up on the Southern at Emory Gap
With that chop nose it looks like a fugitive from the Western Maryland and that air tank location is unique as far as I can tell.
TVA switcher at the Watts Bar Plant near Spring City, TN || October 1974
A GP-7 & a late model GP-9 used to commonly show up and just wait around until the the train of coal for the Kingston plant showed up. I think it all moves in unit trains now.
TVA 15 leads a coal train to the Kingston Steam Plant.
A TVA Baldwin S12 works at the National Fertilizer Development Center (operated by TVA) at Muscle Shoals, AL in this May 1972 scene.
I my advanced age and decrepidy I often seen a shot like this and wonder, "What possessed me to be in Emory Gap two days after Christmas?". No idea but TVA was there to pick up their train from N... (more)
They are not like the old BLWs but their replacements had a better paint job. Here they are switching cars in the coal yard. At the time TVA made the run to the interchange at Emory Gap but I th... (more)
The was just a real surprise, seeing two of these on a coal train from the SOU interchange at Emory Gap to the steam plant.
TVA FM #24 at Gallatin, TN || May 1972
Built in October 1958 a Fairbanks Morse H16-66 had just recieved a fresh coat of paint when I caught it setting outside the power plant at Gallatin Tennessee.