Trains don't stay at Oakdale Yard for long, and these two southbounders will be pulling out for Harriman in short order. Oakdale Yard is nestled in the Obed river valley between Harriman and Oneid... (more)
Pulling out after a crew change at the Oakdale Yard, a typically faded SD70 heads downhill to Harriman.
What a long strange trip it's been. Crewmember disembarks at Oakdale Yard after a journey south on the Rathole. Within minutes a fresh crew will pull out, wasting no time on this busy stretch of N... (more)
Like ghosts from the past, these searchlight signals (complete with their cantilevered signal mast) still keep watch over the double-to-single track junction on the south end of Tunnel 26 just to ... (more)
A Busy day at Oakdale, Tennessee
The Rat Hole's primary intermodal train...229....rolls out of Oakdale en route to Atlanta and points south.
The signal bridge was built from retired freight car center sills
Two unit grain trains are tied down at Oakdale awailting crews. The mosquito repellant is provided by an ex-CR C40-8W idling on the next track over.
Two southbounds wait patiently in the Oakdale yard.
Fog breaks out after a rainy front passes through Oakdale, TN.
Early Morning fog hangs over Oakdale, as 9008 gets ready to depart
Southbound on the Rathole after changing crews
Southbound grain train awaiting a crew at Oakdale.