NS Dayton to Emory Gap Tennessee local T36 waits to proceed north for a southbound to enter a siding. Up front SD40-2 1636
that was built in July 1974.
Norfolk Southern Train T45 heads southbound at Rockwood, TN. as they snake through the many curves along the CNO&TP
Lhoist North America Limestone Train eases across the last of several trestles along the former Tennessee Central as they prepare to interchange with Norfolk Southern here at Rockwood. After dropp... (more)
Former NS/Southern GP38-2 #5206 eases downgrade across Big Gulch Bridge along what is left of the Tennessee Central mainline, with Lhoist North America's train from Crab Orchard, bound for interch... (more)
Fits on the Trestle. The Lhoist run from Crab Orchard to Rockwood crosses over one of the many trestles found on that line.
Clinchfield 800 is seen exiting Willet Hollow Tunnel leading the Lhoist North America employee passenger train.
FIMX 3138 leads the Lhoist North America employee appreciation excursion upgrade over Big Gulch Bridge, climbing Waldens Ridge, along former Tennessee Central Railway trackage. The town of Rockwoo... (more)
Down by the Junk Yard. Led by a former SOU high hood GE, this Lhoist limestone train passes through Coalbank Hollow and over a fairly extensive yard full of less-than-prime automobiles.
Returning Home. The Lhoist limestone train crosses the time zone bridge on its way back to Crab Orchard with empties from the NS Interchange in Rockwood.
Preparing the Return Trip. After delivering the loaded limestone cars to the NS Interchange with the HH B23-7 leading, the crew hooks up to the empties for the return trip to Crab Orchard.... (more)
Meeting a northbound at Rockwood two vintage SD40-2's one former N&W and the other Southern lead NS 143 south towards
Two vintage SD40-2's one former N&W and the other Southern
lead NS 143 south towards Chattanooga as it nears Rockwood.
Bridging Time Zones. The Lhoist limestone train crosses the Piney Creek Bridge, otherwise known as the Timezone or Timeline Bridge because this is the boundary between Central Time and Eas... (more)
NS 8102 races south leading a short 229.
After dropping off the loads & grabbing the empties, the Lhoist road train accelerates out of Rockwood for the climb to Westel with GE B23-7 3138 on the point.