A light rain begins to fall as the return trip of the Three Rivers Rambler Christmas Lantern Express heads back to Knoxville for the final run of the day.
The last Christmas Lantern Express of 2017, lead by Southern 154, makes its way across the Holston River as the last light of the day begins to disappear.
Southern 154 near Holston River Park with the 1pm Christmas Lantern Express.
It finally happened!
I decided late the day before to make a trip up to Knoxville to chase the last day of steam operations on the Knoxville & Holston River Railroad's "Three Rivers Rambler", ... (more)
The Three Rivers Rambler excursion train
It’s 9:40 AM and our charter train is ready for boarding on the riverfront. The rare unit, lettered ”Three Rivers Ramler” is enough to keep us interested, however there will be others. After tha... (more)
A colorful consist at the Knoxville Locomotive works includes: Knoxville & Holston 2313, Lancaster & Chester 2273, Southern 1007 and Georgia Pacific 906.
Photo taken with permission.
The last Three River Ramblers train for the night has arrived back at the depot. The passengers are alighting and the crew is giving the locomotive a final oiling.
What do you do on a steamy night in East Tennessee? You have a night photo session down by the river of course.
The Three Rivers Rambler morning passenger excursion, with the Washington & Lincolnton #203 leading, rolls across the trestle at Calhouns in downtown Knoxville
The Three Rivers Rambler morning passenger excursion, with the Washington & Lincolnton #203 leading, rolls across the Holston River on the outskirts of Knoxville on a gloomy Saturday morning
A KXHR freight heads upgrade past the campus of the University of Tennessee on a warm summer's day.
SOU 154 departing the TF/SOU Interchange bringing the Local to Knoxville.