Working southbound on the former Clinchfield's "High Line", CSX Q696-25 splits the classic intermediate signals at Unicoi, Tennessee just north of Erwin on the Kingsport Subdivision.
After building it's train in Kingsport Yard, a veteran standard cab C40-8 leads southbound manifest Q696-25 as t crosses the seldom photographed South Holston River Bridge on the former Clinchfie... (more)
As a dreary fall day on the Blue Ridge Subdivision comes to a close, a veteran standard cab C40-8 leads southbound manifest Q696-25 through the Classic Clinchfield Intermediate at Whitson's Branch... (more)
Under threatening skies and beautiful fall foliage, a pair of NS GE's build U47 in the former Interstate Railroad's "Andover Yard". This train would finish picking up empties and load a... (more)
After negotiating the Breaks Interstate Park, southbound Q698 emerges from a tunnel and into Haysi, Virginia engineer Kris Hazen at the helm. This train would continue all the way down the Clinch... (more)
Working westbound on the Appalachia District toward Big Stone Gap and points beyond, a pair of Gevos are at the helm of empty DKPX hopper train NS 741 as it passes through Gate City, Virginia.
Basking in the morning sun after ascending the grade to Pardee Point, Tennessee, ET&WNC 16E sits tied down awaiting the return run to Lakeside Yard and through the beautiful and rugged Doe River G... (more)
On a crystal clear day in the middle of October, a trio of CSX GE's lead the last southbound coal train on the rails of the former Clinchfield Railroad. That morning, October 15th 2015, 300 people... (more)
In the heart of Clinchfield Country, engineer Kris Hazen guides one of the last northbound freights to run north of Kingsport, Tennessee, around a curve and into the sun, as it sets upon the Clinc... (more)
Grinding upgrade toward Affinity with 100 empty hoppers, a pair of NS motors emerge from the tunnel at Loop Creek Junction and continue across a small trestle. This is known as the "loops&qu... (more)
Under the cover of darkness, a unique "Push and Pull" Eccles, WV bound empty hopper train works past the iconic C&O Station at Prince. This will be the first coal train to run through R... (more)
In beautiful afternoon sunlight, Norfolk Southern's Central of Georgia Heritage Unit leads a westbound manifest through Huntington, Pennsylvania on the NS Harrisburg Line.
Working upgrade on the former Clinchfield, a pair of GE's lug a southbound coal train between the seldom photographed Clinchfield Signals at Indian Ridge, Johnson City, Tennessee.
After a meet with a southbound coal train at Hannum, engineer Tim Decker commands a pair of GE's on a northbound coal train as it splits the Classic Clinchfield Signals at Unicoi.
Working northbound on the former Clinchfield's "High Line" through Johnson City, Tennessee, a pair of fairly new GE products lug an empty hopper train towards a meet at SE Fordtown.