A Norfolk Southern freight crosses over State Street in Bristol. The head end is in Bristol, Va., while the bulk of the train is in Bristol, Tenn.
On a crisp winter night, Norfolk Southern intermodal train rounds the bend in the Bristol yard illuminating the cars setting in the yard and continues east onto the Pulaski District.
Ready to depart for Knoxville during a brief respite between snowstorms.
The westbound intermodal waits patiently as 38Q, with a new crew, moves past to clear the Ford signal.
During a steady downpour, NS local train V19 runs along Scott Street in Downtown Bristol to do some switching at a local concrete plant. The SD40-2 is running in the LHF position due to their bein... (more)
A late afternoon trifecta as westbound intermodal 22A departs while next up will be 15T with one of the ex-UP SD-90s leading. Local V19 is parked on track three.
Far From Home
Just before the clouds broke loose bringing heavy rain over the region, the westbound 819 swaps crews and gets a clear signal out of the Bristol yard passing by the beautif... (more)
Track maintenance equipment sits on the team track while power for the local rests on the cross town lead. In background containers in well cars of 22A are on the main.
As the sun rises on Thanksgiving morning, the NS 37Q eases by the beautifully restored Bristol train station ready to roll west with an EMD SD90MAC leading the way.
Departing for Knoxville at twilight time.
Contemporaries meet at twilight time. Westbound intermodal awaits crew change as does the eastbound intermodal (NS 202) in the glow after sunset. In background GP38-2 power for the local waits for... (more)
Intermodal on the main, Manifest on the siding. First to depart? 15T on the siding.
Lead unit looking a little less than pristine on the westbound.
Tennessee side crew will soon be climbing aboard and will depart shortly for Knoxville. Meanwhile NS V19 idles on the siding.
Westbound departing for Knoxville past two caboose used by the Bristol locals.