Holding at East Junction, a southbound Canadian National freight waits to enter Harrison Yard in South Memphis. The City Wye is to the left in the photo and the Grenada Wye is to the right.
In Memphis, a southbound BNSF intermodal rolls by on main 1 of the Thayer South Sub, a loaded Scherer (RWSX) coal train is stopped on main 2 and the westbound UP MSFNL is on the NS west main makin... (more)
Passing through CN Junction, a BNSF loaded coal, destined for the Scherer coal powered facility in Georgia, travels through Memphis on main 2 of the BNSF Thayer South Sub. It will soon switch to N... (more)
Severe weather, flooding, and delays have led to a somewhat unusual arrival of CN's President's Island job on late Sunday afternoon. Even more unusual WC 3018 has been put in the lead. Here a memb... (more)
A BNSF loaded coal, destined for the Scherer coal powered facility in Georgia, enters Memphis after crossing the overflowing Mississippi River on the Frisco Bridge. It is switching to main 2 on th... (more)
A pair of former SP GP60's (UP 1149 ex-SP 9766 & UP 1119 ex-SP 9772) as well as a rebuilt SD40N (UP 1655 ex-UP 3733 SD40-2) are spotted at Union Pacific's Sargent Yard in Memphis.
NS 17Z rolls through Memphis, along the Poplar Avenue corridor, with SD70M units UP 4331 & 5042 on point. The train will exchange to the Union Pacific at Tower 17 downtown and become the MSFNL.
After several minutes of impatiently blowing his horn, the 18-wheeler driver has finally got the attention of the crew of IC 9630. Here they can be seen coupling up to an outbound tanker they left... (more)
After waiting for RJ Corman maintenance and an L&T Construction crew to clear the trackage ahead, the crew of GTW 6228 prepares to shove a cut of cars into the Valero Lead.
L&T Construction Inc, based in Hernando, MS and specializing in grading and drainage, seems to have recently expanded there business into railroad maintenance also. So far, they seem to have sever... (more)
GTW 6228 backs up as it heads toward the Memphis Valero Refinery to pick up several tank cars,
IC 9630 creeps down the rusty tracks with three tank cars for Helm Fertilizer Terminal Inc.
KCS 4009 leads a northbound freight out of CN Harrison Yard in Memphis, TN.
NS A02 returns from Piperton, Tennessee, long hood forward, with an ex-Conrail unit leading the way. Engine 3393 nears the Greer Street crossing as it approaches NS Harris Yard in the Orange Mound... (more)
BNSF 8798 leads a westbound coal train down Poplar Avenue past the i-Bank Tower.