Q541-08, the daily southbound mixed bag makes its way through the community of Amherst with 3376 in the lead.
Q541 howls past N.E. Kilsyth with a recently rebuilt CM44AH on point.
Fall color is ablaze as a southbound loaded grain train led by a YN2 AC4400 stomps over the summit of Duff Mountain Grade in Duff, Tennessee, splitting a set of Louisville & Nashville searchlights... (more)
A rough old Dash 8 brings a loaded south ethanol train down through Morley and the Travillion tunnel.
A rare YN2 SD40-2 leads a Herzog train upgrade past the old L&N coaling tower at Chaska, TN. The coaling tower is a holdover from the days of the steam helper on Duff Mountain; the helper shack wa... (more)
With a rare YN2 SD40-2 on the head end, Herzog train W084-25 starts to climb the grade over Duff Mountain.
The sound of big GE's fill the air as an empty auto-rack train blasts around the curve and into the small community of Habersham.
CSX 623 hauls an empty autorack train up Duff Mountain at Habersham.
CSX 3250 backs back into the pusher shack house track after pushing a loaded coal train across Duff Mountain to Kylsithe, TN. 3250 is the first Tier 4 placed into service by CSX.
CSX 4004 starts to bring its mixed freight to a halt at the next signal as a quick inspection is under way on the track south of this location.
NKP 765 dressed as C&O 2765 begins its assault of Duff Mountain passing the Chaska coal tower enroute Knoxville in a steady rain.
A loaded Kopper Glo train is battling the grade as it comes past an old L&N coaling tower.
C740 rolls over the Little River on its way back to Knoxville with just one boxcar in tow. Spring is in full swing in east Tennessee, as evidenced by the beautiful blooms along the river.
A southbound CSX loaded coal train rolls across Ivydale on a bitterly cold winter morning. The community of Ivydale used to be served by both the L&N and the Southern, which had a branch that ran ... (more)