The 15T heads through a colorful fall scene as it leaves Bristol with the 911 engine trailing third.
Members of the Overmountain Victory Trail Association reenact the September 24th, 1780 crossing of the Holston River in Bluff City at Choates Ford. This was the first year the water levels were low enough to actually ford the river, due to the lower levels of Boone Lake.
Later there was a public presentation at Rocky Mount
Special train O68 with the 9-1-1 Honoring First Responders and 6920 Honoring Our Veterans SD60E's passes the Bristol Train Station bound for Chattanooga and the TVRM for Railfest this weekend.
In its Southern Belle paint scheme, a Kansas City Southern engine leads train 201 past the Bristol Train Station.
Here is a shot I've always wanted to take of the Bristol Train Station. It had never worked because of light pole and it's associated glare in the way, until a hit-and-run driver knocked it down with their truck on Tuesday evening (visible laying on the ground behind the orange cones).
2015 Iron Horse - The Southern 630 in Bristol Calendar
2015 B-17 Flying Fortress Calendar
2015 Fall in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia Calendar
2015 South Holston Lake Calendar
2015 Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit Calendar
Norfolk Southern Heritage Collage Print
Greg Booher is an internationally published photographer (most recently in National Geographic Guide to the Night Sky) from Bristol, Tennessee. The beautiful lakes, rivers, and mountains of East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia are his home. For more about me, read my interview on RAW