W&L #203 departing downtown Knoxville on a snowy December morning with the Three Rivers Rambler 'Christmas Express' train.
Making a tremendous sight and sound, the 203 claws her way uphill over wet rails during a light rain shower.
Evening hostlers Brent DeBusk and Jeff Parrott move 203 around the engine shed during a night test run prior to 203's busy operations on the Three Rivers Rambler Christmas trains.
Before dawn on a Sunday morning, the 203 slowly builds steam pressure at the engine shed in downtown Knoxville. Ahead lies a day of Christmas Express trips on the Three Rivers Rambler.
In a dramatic display of steam locomotion, the 203 leads her train up Henry Hill on the outskirts of Knoxville.
The 203 departs Knoxville with a Three Rivers Rambler Christmas Express excursion. With the cloud situation being what it was, I 'pulled a Nick McLean' (photo 279950) and shot this trestle from th... (more)
The 2:00 PM "Christmas Express" nears the Three Rivers Trestle on its trip from downtown Knoxville out to Marbledale.
A black and white version of the 2:00 PM "Christmas Express" coming by the old tree at the Governor Ned McWherter/Riverside Landing Park.
KXHR 203 crosses the Holston River as it nears Marbledale with a "Christmas Express".
KXHR 203 pulls the Sunday morning "Christmas Express" past the Governor Ned McWherter/Riverside Landing Park as it departs downtown Knoxville.
KXHR 203 charges up the hill on the way to Marbledale with a "Christmas Express" during a light snowfall.
KXHR 203 departs downtown Knoxville with the 10:30 AM "Christmas Express". Seen here with a light snow accumulation at the Governor Ned McWherter/Riverside Landing Park. Most of the snow was gone ... (more)
"Clickity- clack." The Three Rivers Rambler makes one of its annual Christmas runs.
The dedicated hoghead, "oiling around" just as it was done 100 years or more ago.