A spring switch guards the wye at Grand Junction as TVRM 606 prepares to depart with a 5-car consist of the Missionary Ridge Local.
On a dreary wet, and foggy afternoon train Nș 100 eases the five car consist down Missionary Ridge grade on a limited weekday schedule of the Missionary Ridge Local. As always I'm a sucker for sw... (more)
Engineer Jim Olson give a friendly wave as train Nș100 exits the west portal of the 1858 built Whiteside Tunnel. The 1:30pm schedule Missionary Ridge Local is coasting down grade for East Chattano... (more)
After train Nș 300 is cleared, and making it's way down the belt-line, train Nș 100 is making the run eastbound up grade for the return trip back to Grand Junction. Personally I'm a sucker for s... (more)
SW1200 Nș 606 eases train Nș 100 Missionary Ridge local around the curve just west of the portal of Whiteside Tunnel in east Chattanooga with a four car train. The local will coast down hill into ... (more)
Ex: Milwaukee Road SW1200 now wearing the it's new owner paint scheme leads the Missionary Ridge Local TVRM 100 to the East Chattanooga Shop completing the first half of it's 3pm round train. The ... (more)
Engineer Andrew Durden is looking ahead as he at the control of an SW1200 #606 as the Missionary Ridge Local eastbound back to Grand Junction. TVRM 606 is an ex: Milwaukee Road switcher, the 12 cy... (more)
The Missionary Ridge Local crosses the South Chickamauga Creek just before arriving back at Grand Junction in Chattanooga to deboard passengers.