One a sweltering day the local switcher trundles by with the its East Tennessee economy air conditioner wide open.
Freight power sits facing northbound cooling its heels. It's Santa Train day.
Roaring out of town under threatening skies with three units on line and three along for the ride this freight train passes another bygone landmark.
Dang! One away! Back in the day before the ACs took over everything the daily merchandise train tackles the grade northbound, next stop probably Kingsport.
Freight trains are few and far between on this coal line but this one can usually be counted on. The all EMD consist is a treat (they have new number nowadays). How things change! I remember th... (more)
Southbound train 690 passes CP Escondido Jct. on its journey south towards San Diego.
Big CSX coal train meets deep-shadowed local under Rt. 81.