RAILFEST ~ SUNDAY
To and From Dixieland...on Norfolk Southern? TRAINS Editor Jim Wrinn demonstrates a mastery of Velcro.
An NS employee shows a family SR heritage unit #4610. C&C #2050 faces off against 1891-built 4-4-0 #349.
Hand Car rides courtesy of Mark Fuhrman were popular. Several children together ride "Train On Time" pump cars.
McBrayer's Pony Rides stayed busy on Sunday. Choo Choo Forge blacksmiths demonstrated their craft.
Picnic benches were popular since it was not 100 degrees. This little beauty is a brand new True American Classic.
The 10am mainline train prepares to pass Grand Junction. We bid farewell to the Railfest location temporarily.
Crossing the bridge over Bonny Oaks Dr. enroute to Citico Jct. Passing a switching locomotive in DeButts Yard.
Ducking under Central Avenue at "East End." Lookout Mountain is behind as the train passes CT Tower.
Approaching Main Street along NS & CSX mainlines. Rolling into the Citico Wye upgrade near CP Brown.
Back at the event, smoke rises from Gramling #126. Lou Wamp & Swing Shift are in full swing on the stage.
The 2pm mainline train runs along DeButts Yard. Passing under Wilcox Blvd, Lookout Mountain is easily seen.
The mainline train passes Chattanooga National Cemetery. Lookout Mountain looms large in the background.
Former Terminal Station is seen in the background at CT. Returning to Jersey, a container train passes the steam trip.