Tank wagons, being hauled by a pair of Norfolk Southern locos, at the Jackson Avenue Railyard, downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, 26.5.2018. Scenes like this are now consigned to history as for some time now the railyard has been empty with the area destined for redevelopment
A train of Bachmann 'Short Line Railroad' stock running on the outdoor G Scale layout of the Knoxville Area Model Railroaders at their Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 15.9.2019. Although very toy like, it does add a splash of colour to a shady area of the line.
A pair of Norfolk Southern locos stabled At Jackson Avenue Railyard, below the Gay Street Viaduct, in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, 29.8.2017. No 3562, a Dash 8-32B, built 1989 and No 3303, an EMD SD40-2, built 1972
Pic for today shows a long triple headed freight train rumbling through Jackson Avenue Railyard in downtown Knoxville, 14.5.2018, hauled by Norfolk Southern 7695 GE ES44DC, Union Pacific 9631 C44-9W and Union Pacific 9757 C44-9W
The interior of the beautifully maintained ex-Norfolk Southern caboose Number 518589 looking up into the cupola, 19.5.2019. The caboose is located at the headquarters of the Knoxville Area Model Railroaders at Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and forms the backdrop to their outdoor G Scale layout.
Norfolk Southern No 6204, an EMD SD40-2, built December 1980, one of a pair of locomotives hauling a freight train over South Chickamauga Creek near to the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28.4.2019
Graffiti is a fact of life with the contemporary rail scene in the US. This example was in a train passing through Jackson Avenue Railyard, Knoxville, Tennessee, 10.3.2016. Like it or loathe it, you cannot ignore it.