202 and Wolfe Brothers
A standard cab Dash 9 leads NS 202 past the former Wolfe Brother's and Company Furniture Factory in Piney Flats, TN. The company primarily made church furniture, but also produced household furniture and coffins.
wolfe bros and company, building, old, abandoned, ns 202, ns 8870, d9-40c, standard cab, railroad, train, piney flats, tn, greg booher
ns 2697, sd70m-2, emd, norfolk southern, beard, panning, motion, black and white, bristol, tennessee, greg booher
Southern 630 in the Bristol Yard
A busy night in the Bristol yard as the Southern 630 rests for the night in track 7 alongside it's coal cars and crane, local V19 is tied down in the center, an unknown train is in the siding, and on the left intermodal train 201 stops for a crew change on the main line.
southern 630, steam, night, black and white, long exposure, ns 6130, ns 2774, sd70m-2, 201, v19, bristol yard, bristol, virginia,
Running With the Southern 630
southern 630, pacing, steam, locomotive, engine, passenger excursion, motion, smoke, clouds, railroad, rail, 21st century steam, bristol, tennessee, greg booher
26G and Lick Creek Church
An EMD SD60I leads autorack train 26G west past Lick Creek Church in Watauga, TN on a cool late winter afternoon.
26g, autorack, watauga, 6759, sd60i, emd, norfolk southern, train, rail, railroad, panorama, lick creek church, tennessee, greg booher
On this date last year I photographed my first Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit, the Southern 8099, fresh from the paint shop in Chattanooga on it's first revenue run on the 38Q.
southern, 8099, heritage, es44ac, ge, norfolk southern, train, railroad, rail, 38q, maiden run, first, anniversary, march, 2012, greg booher, bristol, tennessee
KCS 4003 SD70ACe
This Kansas City Southern SD70ACe finds itself far from home (not in Kansas anymore) as it leads special train 098.
kcs, kansas city southern, 4003, sd70ace, train, railroad, 098, norfolk southern, locomotive, curtis, bristol sign, wallace, tennessee, virginia, greg booher
NS 1069 Virginian Heritage
I had another surprise visit from my favorite heritage unit today (finally leading too). Here are a few selected shots from various locations. Also, I should note for the road crossing shots the train was stopped when I took them, don't try it at home.
ns 1069, virginian, vgn, heritage, sd70ace, 37q, leading, virginia, tennessee, bristol, bluff city, trestle, bristol train station, train, railroad, rail, locomotive, engine, greg booher
Pan-STARRS and Crescent Moon
panstarrs, pan-starrs, moon, crescent, comet, march, 2013, tennessee, sunset, orange, earthshine, greg booher, silhouette, landscape, ridge
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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