The 203 leads a Three Rivers Rambler Christmas Express trip toward Marbledale.
W&L 203 sits with its Three Rivers Rambler Christmas Express train at the boarding area on the Knoxville Riverfront awaiting the 10am departure as seen from the Chapman Highway bridge high above. ... (more)
The 3 River's Rambler rambles up Riverside Dr. with a private charter trip on the perfect day. W&L 203 handles the job flawlessly.
I heart steam! Unusual smoke pattern from the W&L 203. She loves me!
Poetry in motion and Black & White. She requested that I do at least 1 photo in B&W. She did, really!
Old engine terminal at West Knoxville. Note the make-shift sanding "tower," and the old bi-level autorack near the RS-3. This was during the L&N's "austerity" paint scheme period, obviously.
Rail Pictures co-commander Chris Starnes is the engineer on W&L 203. Today, a 2-8-0---tomorrow (perhaps), a 4-8-4. Same skill sets required, just bigger, faster and louder.
The popular Three Rivers Rambler excursion train creeps onto the former Southern bridge across the Holston River.
Close clearance indeed, NS and RJ Corman can barely fit all their equipment into the tight confines between the Old City and the White Lily flour mill as they clean up the aftermath of 511's dera... (more)
The R.J. Corman boys work hard to re-rail the third and final locomotive from last night's derailment of NS 511, an ECP braking system test train.
Former CN 9519 sports a very fresh coat of Gulf and Ohio paint prior to shipment to its new home on the Yadkin Valley Railroad.
A short CSX S539-23 exits the South end of the Solway Tunnel through Knoxville, TN.
Ex CN unit done up in the very attractive black of the Gulf and Ohio System.
After midnight Southern SW-1 switches the 203's caboose as the conductor checks the tracks. Thanks to Three Rivers Rambler for a great railfan weekend.
I would seem our intrepid fireperson has detected an obstruction on the tracks ahead.