Late night out in the country with a freight train and a steam locomotive. I don't get much better than this. Thank you Lumadyne.
KNOXVILLE, TN ON 08/26/07. 3 RIVERS RAMBLER RAILFAN DAY ON THE KNOXVILLE AND HOLSTON RIVER RR.
RARE SW-600 LEADS A PHOTO RUNBY OF THE MORNING TRAIN WHICH WENT EAST OFF THE USUAL ROUTE.
The night photographer's special for the Railfan's Weekend awaits departure by the river near Neyland Stadium and the University of Tennessee. Nice view from the first car.
The night photographer's special for the Railfan's Weekend awaits departure by the river near Neyland Stadium and the University of Tennessee.
Now that's patina, known as dust to the nonartistic! I think it's Sevier Yard but not 100% sure.
Night shot of W&L 203 with a short photo freight at milepost 10 on the Knoxville & Holston River Railway. Thanks to Steve Barry and crew for the lighting.
Ex CN Yadkin Valley unit with a Knoxville & Holston River GP-38-3 and a NS 5194, in for a radio control mod, sit out the weekend at Gulf and Ohio shops. Shot with permission.
The 1007, in a fresh coat of full Southern paint, makes an appearance at the Three Rivers Rambler railfan event following the NRHS convention.
This rare SW600 is assigned to KXHR's Three Rivers Rambler excursion operation. It sure looks sharp in its Southern-inspired livery.
Engineer Brent Norvell peers intently over the 203's tender as the engine runs tender-first back to downtown Knoxville with the return trip of the Three Rivers Rambler railfan special.
Photographers jostle about to shoot the Three Rivers Rambler railfan special as it prepares to depart downtown Knoxville. KXHR's engine 9, a rare SW600, poses next to the 203.
A night shoot with the 3 Rivers Rambler. A traditional shot of a traditional looking crew with their locomotive.
A night shoot with the 3 Rivers Rambler. SOU 1007 passes the 203 with a L&S hack.
KXHR engineer Brent Norvell keeps a sharp eye over the tender as #203 begins to drift down Henry Hill with the 5pm Three Rivers Rambler excursion heading back toward downtown Knoxville.
CSX 5976 leads a southbound CSX military train (including 5 spacer empty coal cars on the head end) across the Tennessee River in downtown Knoxville. The 5976 started out life as Conrail 5084 befo... (more)