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  1. RR Sign - UP Memphis Sub - M.J. Scanlon

    RR Sign - UP Memphis Sub - M.J. Scanlon

    Plain and simple for a crossing on this dirt road near Earle, Arkansas. A 4x4 post, stop sign, strip of reflective tape and a crossbuck to let you know to look both ways before proceeding.
  2. CSXT 4735 - SD70MAC - M.J. Scanlon

    CSXT 4735 - SD70MAC - M.J. Scanlon

    A nice "coupling" of CSX and BNSF slowly crosses over the Kansas Street Lead switch on the Thayer South Sub in downtown Memphis.
  3. BNSF 9937 - SD70MAC - M.J. Scanlon

    BNSF 9937 - SD70MAC - M.J. Scanlon

    An empty BNSF coal train crosses under one of the many new signal bridges being installed in the Kentucky/Kansas Street area.
  4. UP 1988 - SD70ACe - M.J. Scanlon

    UP 1988 - SD70ACe - M.J. Scanlon

    Keeping pace with the 1988 at a nice 63 MPH as the Jonesboro Sub parallels US Highway 49 in Waldenburg, AR.
  5. UP 1988 - SD70ACe - M.J. Scanlon

    UP 1988 - SD70ACe - M.J. Scanlon

    Dispatcher 16 has given the UP 1988 an OK to proceed south on the Jonesboro Sub at South Otwell. It's seen here crossing CR 220 at the Craighead and Poinsett County line.
  6. UP 1988 - SD70ACe - M.J. Scanlon

    UP 1988 - SD70ACe - M.J. Scanlon

    UP 1988 waits for a clearance to pass the malfunctioning signal at South Otwell on the Jonesboro Sub.
  7. UP 1988 - SD70ACe - M.J. Scanlon

    UP 1988 - SD70ACe - M.J. Scanlon

    The "Katy" unit, UP 1988, waits at the signal on the south side of the Otwell siding. The signal was malfunctioning due to a storm that had passed through the area earlier.
  8. RSS 7016 - SW1200 - M.J. Scanlon

    RSS 7016 - SW1200 - M.J. Scanlon

    An RSS (Railroad Switcher Services?) SW1200 is seen bringing tanks into the industry it serves in Woodstock, Tennessee just north of Memphis.
  9. IC 2707 - C44-9W - M.J. Scanlon

    IC 2707 - C44-9W - M.J. Scanlon

    IC 2707 leads a trio of brand new C44-9W's for the CN into Johnston Yard in Memphis. As the load coal train C70091, IC 2707 crosses under the Third Street Bridge on the Mud Line on September 10, 2004. (Re-uploaded by Bob for voting thumbnail)
  10. Streaking "City of New Orleans" - M.J. Scanlon

    Streaking "City of New Orleans" - M.J. Scanlon

    The northbound CNO, Train 58, streaks into Memphis Central Station on a balmy Friday night. Lead engine is AMTK 96.
  11. Frisco & DRGW Hoppers - M.J. Scanlon

    Frisco & DRGW Hoppers - M.J. Scanlon

    A double blast from the past as this westbound BNSF train climbs the approach to the Frisco Bridge in Arkansas on the Thayer South Sub.
  12. Casey Jones Village - Caboose - M.J. Scanlon

    Casey Jones Village - Caboose - M.J. Scanlon

    This caboose sits high in the sky to attract visitors to the Casey Jones Village in Jackson, TN. The screen mesh around the bottom of the caboose helps keep birds from roosting underneath, as does the decoy preditor to the left.
  13. IC 2702 - C44-9W - M.J. Scanlon

    IC 2702 - C44-9W - M.J. Scanlon

    A loaded coal train heads south on LA Main 1, led by a pair of CN GE units, as it approaches Garden Lane in Memphis.
  14. NS 9238 - C40-9W - M.J. Scanlon

    NS 9238 - C40-9W - M.J. Scanlon

    Like the signs says, "Memphis is not the end of the Norfolk Southern system - It is the beginning - Safety first starts here". NS9238 is parked in front of the building displaying that sign in Forrest Yard on the East Spur.
  15. SSW 9656 - GP60 - M.J. Scanlon

    SSW 9656 - GP60 - M.J. Scanlon

    An unpatched Cotton Belt locomotive is a very rare sight in 2005. SSW 9656 is seen here as the second locomotive in today's Job 43 train as it pulls out of the Wesson Oil Mill Plant on the backside of Sargent Yard near the NS main lines.
  16. MSCI 1604 - GP16 - M.J. Scanlon

    MSCI 1604 - GP16 - M.J. Scanlon

    MSCI 1604 & 1605 are parked in the small Mississippi Central Yard near the BNSF Birmingham Sub junction in Holly Springs, MS.
  17. KCS 4333 - SW1500 - M.J. Scanlon

    KCS 4333 - SW1500 - M.J. Scanlon

    A switcher is parked at the pumps in KCS West Yard outside of New Orleans.
  18. Working on the Fulton Sub - M.J. Scanlon

    Working on the Fulton Sub - M.J. Scanlon

    A railroader rides on the last car of the A43271 train on CN's Fulton Sub in Woodstock, Tennessee just north of Memphis. They are headed for the Fite Road crossing on the way to re-connect with the remainder of the train.
  19. CN/IC Johnston Yard - August 2003 - M.J. Scanlon

    CN/IC Johnston Yard - August 2003 - M.J. Scanlon

    The slow change from IC to CN in Memphis.
  20. CN Johnston Yard or is it IC Johnston Yard ? - M.J. Scanlon

    CN Johnston Yard or is it IC Johnston Yard ? - M.J. Scanlon

    The change from IC to CN continues.





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