The sun begins to set on what has become the ghost town of Oakdale, TN. The NS don't stop here anymore..
A NS southbound grain train waits for a crew at Oakdale
with a former Oakway leader.
Three southbounds idle in the yard as a fourth pulls up at far right on the main line to change crews.
Three trains wait for crews at the Oakdale yard. The KCS units are tied onto a coal train for the nearby TVA plant at Kingston, TN.
NS 956 is on the last stretch of the 2nd District as it passes under the signal bridge at Oakdale, with a new crew on board; the ABBA set of F9’s will sprint down the 3rd District into Chattanooga... (more)
A crew prepares to get off its train after bringing it down the 2nd district of the CNO&TP to Oakdale.Once the new crew is aboard they'll make their way south on the 3rd to Chattanooga.
Oakdale Tennessee is a NS crew change point and NS
387 with its GP38-2 leader begins its trip onto to the third district of the CNO&TP for Chattanooga.
Three Southern GPs lead a northbound train through Oakedale, TN in November 1985.
Southern Railway GP50 #7060, SD45 #3121 and SD40-2 #3290 lead a southbound piggyback train through Oakdale, TN in November 1985.
After getting a new crew NS 215 departs Oakdale Tn.
Several southbounds await crews while a northbound prepares to depart.
A southbound FEMA train departs Oakdale while 4 more trains await their turn.
NS 167 has completed its trip across the second district of the CNO&TP and slows for a crew change on the main at Oakdale Yard.
4 trains await new crews before continuing south.
NS 167 tied down in the Oakdale Yard.