Another fine late afternoon day for the run to Knoxville.
The Tennessee crew is on board and waiting for a clear signal to proceed to Knoxville in beautiful weather.
The westbound is waiting on a Tennessee crew while eastbound 202 gets underway bound for Roanoke. In the background can be seen cars of 22A which will leave for Knoxville when the main is clear.
The local will drop the tank cars containing vegetable oil while the trucker will pull out from under his trailer so it can be lifted by hydraulic rams to discharge the load of potatoes. What is m... (more)
Parked on he cross-town lead, the idle local power is out of the way of the mainline traffic. 22A shows on the main in background.
Holding the main, the westbound waits patiently for departing eastbound 202 to move by on the siding.
At least the trucks look presentable.
An NS freight train helps light the restored 1902 Union Passenger Station located near the VA/TN state line in Bristol VA. The building's main feature was a two-story tower. On the first floor wer... (more)
A quick crew change is occurring so the Inspection Special can maintain its better than scheduled run.
Vehicle driver appears to be using her cell phone but not to worry, train is backing away from the crossing.
Waiting on the crew from the Tennessee side to take the westbound on to Knoxville. Power for the locals resting for the weekend.
Working rear forward this older GE gives the local an imposing appearance.
Delivering to asphalt and cement customers, this older GE looks even more unusual working rear forward.
One of Bristol's locals, sporting a 39 year old ex-Southern on the point, is preparing to call it a day as the light begins to fade.
Power for the locals, parked for the weekend, is joined by 22A on the siding.