"Southern serves the South"
Elhart,IN - Chattanooga, TN mixed freight 143 exits Tunnel 25 and prepares to duck into the dark abyss of Tunnel 26 at Oakdale with the Southern heritage u... (more)
With a nice wave from the Conductor, the crew of 275 bring a long load of new Ford trucks and SUVs down the hill into Oakdale.
229 is the hottest train on the CNO&TP. Everything else stops, when it's in the area. The intermodal is seen passing a stopped 179, heading into the single track.
23G glides south thru Oakdale with three elephant style GEs for power.
In the early morning hours of Independence Day, 54E sweeps around the curve at Oakdale, with the PRR heritage unit trailing.
285 glides down the hill, thru Oakdale.
As three NS southbound trains wait for their crews at Oakdale, a track inspector prepares to get off the rail at the grade crossing here.
With full dynamic brake engaged, NS 9945 North crawls downgrade into Oakdale, TN.
A rare catch these days... A standard cab Dash 9 leads hotshot 295 under the signals at Oakdale.
NS train 169 with NS #1083 holds main 2 as NS train 117 runs around them, 117 has NS, UP, CSX, NS. NS for power as 169 has NS, CP, NS for power
A pair of GE widecabs bring 295 gliding thru Oakdale.
Oakdale Tennessee was a division point of the second and third districts of the Southern now NS CNO&TP. Here we find the conductor of a northbound ballast train about to board his caboose.
The NS OCS rolls thru a 25 MPH speed restriction at Oakdale, on a trip south on the CNO&TP to Chattanooga, and eventually to Jacksonville, FL. I was very excited to see this train for the first ti... (more)
275 drifts toward Tunnel 25 after coming off Track 2 onto the single Main.
The "Valley Girl" leads 23G south at Oakdale.