A heavy rain shower sets the scene as a short trackage rights train NS 102 crests Raccoon Mountain with ease. I was dodging thunderstorms all day on this particular day as a severe weather event w... (more)
Bulls Gap, TN bound train 102 curves along the banks of Nickajack Lake on a beautiful late Winter morning.
After a long early morning run from Sheffield, AL the first segment of NS 102 (Sheffield,AL-Bulls Gap,TN) is complete. The freight is slowly easing up to the crew change point at Control-Point Web... (more)
The top half of Lookout mountain is shrouded with low clouds due to the rain that is in the area, NS 102 (Sheffield,AL-Bulls Gap,TN) is easing down grade on the Nș 1 main in the Alton Park Industr... (more)
The southbound NS 102 (Sheffield,AL-Chattanooga,TN) has now split the CSX controlled signal at Wauhatchie on the connection track, and then manifest is getting back on home rails to end the final ... (more)
NS run through mixed freight has them throttled up as it makes a run for the steep Raccoon Mountain grade during a heavy snow shower that dumped nearly five inches on the greater Chattanooga area.
Almost at the end of it's journey to Chattanooga, NS 102 (CSX Z381-25) (Sheffield,AL-Chattanooga,TN) is about to cross back into the state of Georgia as the freight slowly come down the steep, but... (more)
We've reach the end of fall, and what little foliage is left is hanging on for dear life. As always time stood still at the crest of Raccoon Mountain as NS 102 (CSX Z381-25) (Sheffield,AL-Chattano... (more)
On 9/11, 8102 quietly sneaks by Gastonia with a little horn show. You never realize how quiet trains can be until you here them sneak up on you when there aren't any crossings around.