In a scene that doesn't happen much anymore a northbound empty hopper train meets southbound coal at this long siding lying between two steep mountain ridges. In another mile or so the former Cli... (more)
Northbound empties returning to the coal fields round the curve just north of the park.
Roaring out of town under threatening skies with three units on line and three along for the ride this freight train passes another bygone landmark.
Cenex Harvest States leased ILSX SW9 2117 rolls past the laid-up ore boat Edward L. Ryerson.
Dang! One away! Back in the day before the ACs took over everything the daily merchandise train tackles the grade northbound, next stop probably Kingsport.
The northbound mixed freight usually leaves town sometime in the late morning. Here on a cold morning with a just a hint of spring somewhere around the corner, today's version heads out.
Just another empty train heads out on the main.
Northbound empties depart on the main.
A colorful trio of geeps leads a short Union Pacific transfer through Superior's North End. Things are clogged up as this job typically only works M-F.
An unusual occurrence, southbound coal train stalled at Trammel. Here its head-end units are approaching the yard where they will pick up a relief unit and return to the train. These days they wou... (more)
A freshly painted BNSF geep rocks through terminal trackage as a deer watches. The Globe elevator in the distance is in the process of being dismantled.
Easing along on the main in no hurry because a NB will take the siding, this southbound coal train is snaking thru the curves. When you're there be sure to have a great lunch of pork & beans and... (more)
CSX train S439 rolls under the Bear Mountian bridge on a sunny Sunday morning with some nice fall colors in the background.
As the southbound coal train that just met it recedes into this distance this single-unit empty man throttles up. The isolated Scott Co. hamlet will soon resume its usual somnabulance.
NB freight chugs out of the yard crossing over the lead to the CV main heading to the main line.