Clinchfield's only FP7 is getting a little body work in the L&N paint shop at South Louisville. Both the 200 and 800 were there being repainted into the Family Lines scheme (the 800 already had be... (more)
If you've taken photos as long as I have, I'm sure you've had some "down" periods when you didn't get out quite so much, and didn't pursue the hobby as vigorously. It can be attributed t... (more)
Clinchfield's only FP7--number 200--is pictured in Kingsport, TN in 1968 trailing a single car: a leased Southern Railway stainless steel sleeper. The 200 had just been repainted, but the tiny &qu... (more)
Clinchfield numbers 200, 250 and 800 have swapped ends on an excursion consist at Spartanburg, and are now backing down to couple to the train before heading north to Erwin. The Clinchfield's term... (more)
When the One Spot was not to pull an excursion, the Clinchifield would call on FP7 200 and F7 800. Even though both were not exempt from freight service, but when they were needed, they were shiny... (more)
Clinchfield numbers 800, 250 and 200 are shown at Thermal, NC during a photo stop with a northbound passenger extra. The B-unit was acquired from the L&N in trade for another B-unit (CRR 853) in 1... (more)
During the Tom Moore era, excursions were a very common practice to help promote the railroad. Pulling this short excursion is CRR 200, the only F-unit that the Clinchfield owned that had an onboa... (more)
For most of its years, Clinchfield's little passenger train was handled with 4-6-2's, but when diesels took over, CRR ordered one FP-7 with a boiler, No. 200. Passenger service was discontinued i... (more)
Clinchfield's last four F-units were operated as an A-B-B-A set working out of the coalfield terminal at Dante in 1981. Here, the "final four" are taking a break from weighing coal. Thankfully, th... (more)
Clinchfield's only boiler-equipped F7 for passenger service (which ended in 1954) No. 200 leads a northbound freight over the South Fork of the Holston River just a couple miles from Kingsport, Te... (more)
Clinchfield 200 was in the paint shop at the L&N's huge South Louisville Shops in the spring of 1982 to be repainted into the Family Lines paint scheme (sister CRR F-unit 800 was there as well). N... (more)
A lazy day at Dante, when the Clinchfield was still the Clinchfield, and life was a little better.
CRR 200 easing back to couple up to its train at Spartanburg, SC.