This former Cincinnati Railway unit is actually owned by the NERR. NERR 381 is on loan to the Music City Star while MCS 120 is being repainted.
The last morning run of the day cruises past the colorful fall foliage.
The Sparta Turn passes the old Quebec Station in Rock Island, TN. Moved to Rock Island from Quebec several years ago, the old station has been restored and is now a residence.
The Sparta Turn ambles past the Circle H Ranch's vintage 1940's Ford farm truck on the return trip to McMinnville, TN.
CFW 531 crosses the road's namesake Caney Fork River at Rock Island.
Whose railroad is this anyway? A CSX unit on the point of an NS train running via trackage rights on the CSX Railroad. This eastbound pig train is on the way to Chattanooga, TN.
A new CSX GEVO, already displaying wreck damage repairs, passes the large Coca-Cola sign just south of the Cartersville Depot. Note the difference between YN3 blue and the YN2 patch paint.
The empty rail train returns from dropping welded rail for the rebuilding of the Brotherton Mountain section of NERR trackage. The welded rail train can be seen behind a few loads of freight.
The empty rail train returns from dropping welded rail for the rebuilding of the Brotherton Mountain section of NERR trackage. 7082 West sits next to the shop tracks and waits to be recrewed.
Both Music City Star trainsets getting ready to leave for the nightly test runs. The Wilson County Fair's balloon rides can be seen floating over the new commuter operation in this late evening v... (more)
MCS 402 accelerates away from the new Mt Juliet Station with a high speed Music City Star test train. Some last minute work on the station and a few more practice runs still must be done before o... (more)
The new Music City Star trainsets are running the first high speed 59mph test trips. MCS 122 faces east, and cab car MCS 402 faces west.
This SW14 is one of the few that ICG rebuilt in the late 70's that did not get a new angular Paducah Cab.
A Cookeville bound excursion train passes the small park in Watertown.
One of the last rays of evening sun finds its way between the mountains to spotlight this former SP Tunnel Motor.