RAILFEST ~ SUNDAY

 

SUNDAY1       SUNDAY2

To and From Dixieland...on Norfolk Southern?                     TRAINS Editor Jim Wrinn demonstrates a mastery of Velcro.

 

SUNDAY3       SUNDAY4

An NS employee shows a family SR heritage unit #4610.         C&C #2050 faces off against 1891-built 4-4-0 #349.

 

SUNDAY5       SUNDAY6

Hand Car rides courtesy of Mark Fuhrman were popular.          Several children together ride "Train On Time" pump cars.

 

SUNDAY7       SUNDAY8

McBrayer's Pony Rides stayed busy on Sunday.                     Choo Choo Forge blacksmiths demonstrated their craft.

 

SUNDAY9      SUNDAY10

Picnic benches were popular since it was not 100 degrees.      This little beauty is a brand new True American Classic.

 

SUNDAY11       SUNDAY12

The 10am mainline train prepares to pass Grand Junction.          We bid farewell to the Railfest location temporarily.

 

SUNDAY13      SUNDAY14

Crossing the bridge over Bonny Oaks Dr. enroute to Citico Jct.    Passing a switching locomotive in DeButts Yard.

 

SUNDAY15      SUNDAY16

Ducking under Central Avenue at "East End."                         Lookout Mountain is behind as the train passes CT Tower.

 

SUNDAY17     SUNDAY18 Approaching Main Street along NS & CSX mainlines.                   Rolling into the Citico Wye upgrade near CP Brown.

 

SUNDAY19     SUNDAY20

Back at the event, smoke rises from Gramling #126.                Lou Wamp & Swing Shift are in full swing on the stage.

 

SUNDAY21     SUNDAY22

The 2pm mainline train runs along DeButts Yard.               Passing under Wilcox Blvd, Lookout Mountain is easily seen.

 

SUNDAY23     SUNDAY24

The mainline train passes Chattanooga National Cemetery.      Lookout Mountain looms large in the background.

 

SUNDAY25     SUNDAY26

Former Terminal Station is seen in the background at CT.     Returning to Jersey, a container train passes the steam trip.

 

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