Since the completion of the Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio railroad in the early 1900's the Nolichucky River Gorge has seen the passage of many trains, specifically coal trains headed to many differ... (more)
UP C40-8 No. 9261 and SD60 No. 6068 pull a hot Los Angeles to North Platte Z train east through Henefer in Weber Canyon on May 29, 1994.
After getting a fresh crew at Erwin, Q696 works its way south along the Blue Ridge Sub passing the little white church at Huntdale, NC with daylight quickly fading.
A yellow nosed C40-8 'boxer' 7612 leads another CSXT dash 8 C40-8W 7654 on a heavy Q417 on a beautiful autumn morning. The crew has met an outlawed Q157 and a C711 local between Alsen and Cemento... (more)
Working southbound on the former Clinchfield's "High Line", CSX Q696-25 splits the classic intermediate signals at Unicoi, Tennessee just north of Erwin on the Kingsport Subdivision.
After building it's train in Kingsport Yard, a veteran standard cab C40-8 leads southbound manifest Q696-25 as t crosses the seldom photographed South Holston River Bridge on the former Clinchfie... (more)
As a dreary fall day on the Blue Ridge Subdivision comes to a close, a veteran standard cab C40-8 leads southbound manifest Q696-25 through the Classic Clinchfield Intermediate at Whitson's Branch... (more)
Finally after rolling down Raccoon mountain CSX Q210-22 (Dixiana,SC-Louisville,KY) is now cruising through the 50 year old Nickajack indeterminate signal (MP J-130.1 Nickajack) on its way northbou... (more)
If the Union Pacific Railroad took requests, I would have asked for this very power consist (in this arrangement) to lead the NPLAT on May 26, 1994. Pretty amazing ain't it? Thanks karma.
After a quick crew change at Lookout just on the other side of the bridge, loaded auto train Q211 rolls past the kudzu-covered vantage point on its way to Atlanta.
Heading West through Control Point Coosa in Lincoln, AL. Bound for Norris Yard in Irondale is Norfolk Southern freight 153. 153 runs from Linwood, NC. to Irondale, AL.
A northbound manifest passes some fall foliage with an elderly leader.
Conductor Bryan and manifest L541 ease into the siding in Engelwood, preparing to meet a northbound ethanol. My thoughts and prayers go out to all CSX employees affected by the recent closings.
NS 35A with a pure classic leader passes through Lilly on its way to Conway
An eastbound train is leaving the yard at Cumberland, Md., as a westbound train makes its approach to the yard.