After swapping crews at Oakdale a southbound NS coal train is on the move crossing the Emory River. One wonders if the resident of this lovely little home is railfan? Because if they are they ce... (more)
Making it's way over Hickory Creek, the daily Q539 rumbles south toward Duff Mountain. With four clunker motors, it won't need help over the grade this day.
A fast freight roars downhill over a remote section of the Rathole at Coleman, just below Nemo.
It’s a slow go across the bridge at Ozone; the eastbound has stopped all work below with most of the workers watching the train above.
The westbound train crosses one of the many bridges along the line as it returns to the plant with empty cars from the NS interchange at Rockwood.
With a matched set of YN3 units, Q574 is only a few miles away from the start of its journey as it crosses over the Cumberland River. This train runs from Radnor Yard to Queensgate Yard.
A southbound Q train rides over the viaduct and into severe weather just off to the right of the frame.
Restored L&N 1315 works in revenue freight service at the former K-25 plant on a blue sky Saturday morning in East Tennessee. Later in the day the 1315 and sister SARM C420 #2064 would take these ... (more)
Steve Barry's photo freight weekend
Being called a beast by crew and trains on each siding, 132 car long Q539 rumbles south and gains speed for Duff Mountain. It will still need the helper crew, normally used for coal only.
The 203 leads its train off of the Three Rivers Trestle (which crosses the Holston River just yards away from where the Holston and French Broad converge to form the Tennessee River). The rivers a... (more)
A southbound autorack is seen crossing the Bicentennial Mall from the north end of the Tennessee State Capital.
With an original blue-gray 7588 unit three back, a faded Dash 8 backs the second cut of mtys up toward the coal loadout on Straight Creek.