NS 763 idles doubled over in tracks 6 & 7 of the Bristol Yard with a CSX SD70MAC in the consist. The air hose running from the front of the 8986 to the hopper on track 7 is used to keep air on the... (more)
NS V19 passing a rolling billboard for a local political candidate seeking election.
A loaded Herzog Ballast train rolls through the yard at Bristol as seen from looking over 37Q's train on tracks 6 & 7.
As a few young trees show some fall colors, a veteran SD40-2 leads V19 up Scott Street.
Setting out the first two cars before re-assembling the train and heading west to Knoxville.
Well-maintained long hood forward unit.
Spotting cement in hoppers and asphalt in tank cars to local industries through a forest-like setting.
The mighty steamer could not be turned on the wye a Bristol so had to be turned at Glade Spring and towed ignominiously to Bristol to run a Bristol-Walton-Bristol excursion on 05/02/92. The old S... (more)
NS 15T eases past the station at Bristol while trying to solve problems with the EOT on the rear.
Local has just spotted cars containing vegetable oil to the plant. (Potatoes come in by truck-trailer.)
NS 15T had problems with the EOT linking to the leading GMTX SD60 so they put this Dash 9 in the lead. Thus, creating the rare opportunity to see some long hood forward running in Bristol.
NS 22A rolls through a somewhat empty Bristol Yard with the standard Dash 9 leading again on this day.
NS V40 meets inbound 22A as it works the yard in Bristol with a veteran SD40-2 and a high hood GP38-2.
A bad order Dash 9 sits on track 3 in the yard at Bristol as eastbound 16T speeds past on the siding. The 8967 had an air compressor problem and was taken to Roanoke where it was fixed and it retu... (more)
Some towns have classic car shows on Labor Day. Bristol had a classic EMD show with the power for V19 and V40 tied down for the holiday. The average age for this group is over 30.