CSXT 976 is now running long hood forward to go back into the pusher station house track as seen from the TN 90 hwy bridge..
A northbound empty grain train rolls along the Clear Fork River as it nears the end of the mountainous terrain traversed by this section of the former L&N. A few miles north of this location is th... (more)
After picking up Mr. Decker on the Morley Helper at Chaska, southbound coal drag T700-09 struggles up Duff Mountain and across the L&N trestle at Habersham, Tennessee on the CSX KD Sub.
Coasting down Duff Mountain and high above the small community of Habersham, Tennessee, northbound manifest Q542 prepares to be walked through the switch at Oaks in a few miles. This train would ... (more)
Just before sunset on the former L&N mainline between Corbin and Etowah, a pair of CSX AC locomotives lead northbound K427 through the heavy snow from winter storm "Jonas" and across Hickory Creek... (more)
After being stopped by a defect detector north of Saxton, KY, southbound manifest Q539 is flying upgrade to clear the way for a parade of 3 trains backed up in the gorge. Despite having a train in... (more)
Southbound manifest Q539 tops the Duff Mountain grade as winter storm Jonas continues to dump snow across northern Tennessee. The storm practically shut down the KD Sub with signal failures and tr... (more)
Northbound manifest L542 crawls downgrade through a snow squall in northern Tennessee, passing the former coaling tower at Chaska. The coaling tower is a relic from the days of a steam helper base... (more)
CSXT 3219 shoves hard against the loaded T711 coal unit train going up Duff Mountain while passing the searchlights at Habersham TN.
A southbound loaded coal train rolls downgrade over the trestle at Ivydell on a frigid January morning. Coal is no longer king on the former L&N, and only a handful of loaded trains run south from... (more)
A southbound rolls out of Hickory Creek tunnel #3 as the fog burns off.
With a brand new set of Tier 4 GEs on the point, southbound grain train G895 rolls through Morley, TN. No help will be needed today, and the train will top the Duff Mountain grade with only the Ti... (more)
A southbound loaded coal train grinds out of Hickory Creek tunnel #3. The Morley helper is shoving on the rear, allowing this 5,442 foot coal train to make the climb over Duff Mountain.
Northbound K553 rolls along the Clear Fork River north of Morley, TN.
A southbound grain train crests the Duff Mountain grade at North Kilsyth.