On a frigid afternoon in Clinchfield Country, northbound manifest Q697-12 crosses the Nolichucky River, having just negotiated the name sake's Gorge from Poplar, North Carolina.
Climbing the famed "Blue Ridge Grade", Norfolk and Western J Class #611 puts on a show on July Fourth weekend, framed by a one of a kind N&W CPL.
Under a threatening September sky, a CEFX rent a wreck leads southbound K227 across the Clinchfield Viaduct at Boones Creek, Tennessee.
Veteran Blue Ridge Southern Engineer Dennis Cain brings eastbound T31 into the dip at "Vulcan" 7 Miles from Murphy Junction on the Murphy Branch.
Weaving out of the Nolichucky River Gorge, a veteran C40-8 leads southbound Q696 through the small photogenic community of Huntdale, North Carolina situated on the Clinchfield Railroad.
Working southbound out of Erwin toward the Nolichucky River Gorge, a southbound coal train graces the rails of the Clinchfield Railroad as it curves through the fan favorite community of Chestoa, ... (more)
After another lite dusting of snow to the Tri Cities area, Norfolk Southern's "Conrail" heritage unit leads westbound 22A through downtown Johnson City, Tennessee bound for Sevier Yard in Knoxvill... (more)
Blue Ridge Southern T59 waits just west of the Canton Yard Limits for T31 to clear up. T59 has just returned from working the western portion of the Murphy Branch with three cars.
Plowing through the snow on the Clinchfield Railroad, northbound manifest Q697-22 knocks down the Classic Clinchfield Signal at NE Johnson City under threatening skies.
With Dynamic Brakes howling, Blue Ridge Southern T31 works downgrade toward Asheville on a crystal clear December morning the T Line.
After receiving a fresh crew in Carter Yard, a pair of CW44AC's lead a northbound empty coal train out of Kingsport, Tennessee on the Clinchfield Railroad, bound for the Southern at Frisco.
Climbing up the steep "Camelback Grade" into Canton, North Carolina, a four pack of Blue Ridge Southern EMD's lead T31 westbound across the High Bridge on the former Southern Railway Mur... (more)
On the last day of January 2016, four Blue Ridge Southern EMD's lead T31 westbound toward Canton and Evergreen Paper via the former Southern Railway Murphy Branch.
After picking up Mr. Decker on the Morley Helper at Chaska, southbound coal drag T700-09 struggles up Duff Mountain and across the L&N trestle at Habersham, Tennessee on the CSX KD Sub.
After being called out of Bluefield to assist the 83G climb the Elkhorn Grade after breaking a knuckle at Switchback, Norfolk Southern's "Lehigh Valley" and "Nickel Plate" heri... (more)