The primer has been applied to former Amtrak 399. The unit will emerge as MCS 122.
A work in progress, the nose has been completed, the underframe and trucks are next.
UP 5946 idles as the crew taking the UP coal train south on the CSXT Chattanooga Sub has yet to arrive.
CSXT 9032 leads an autorack train over the Bicentennial Mall and into downtown Nashville.
Former Amtrak 399 is being prepped for a new Music City Star scheme.
Masking and painting continues on the Tennessee Central Railway Museum's first F7A in the new scheme. When finished a matched A-B-B-A set will power passenger excursions. The F7B's have already b... (more)
Here's a sneak preview of the new Music City Star power. Former Amtrak 398 has been repainted and renumbered 121 for the new Nashville commuter operation.
CSXT 7512 waits to head south out of Radnor Yard.
The engineer gives a friendly wave as he and the recently repainted CSXT 4430 head toward Memphis.
Odd power for a Kentucky-Florida unit coal train. Note the scotchlite reflecting in the sunlight.
Nashville's Union Station, spotlighted in the evening sun, proudly overlooks another L&N survivor, CSX 1119. The station, opened in 1900, is now an upscale hotel.
CSXT 5903 backs a work train through Kayne Yard in Nashville.
Sitting in the storage/parts yard, this former Paducah & Louisville unit may have an uncertain future.
Restoration underway. Gotta love that light package!