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  1. KJRY 488 - CF7 - M.J. Scanlon

    KJRY 488 - CF7 - M.J. Scanlon

    This Keokuk Junction Railway CF7 finds itself parked in the middle of Canadian National's Johnston Yard in SW Memphis, Tennessee.
  2. UP 2MMEEWX - M.J. Scanlon

    UP 2MMEEWX - M.J. Scanlon

    A UP track crew watches the 2MMEEWX go by as they repair track on the UP Memphis Sub at KC Junction.
  3. UP Harahan Bridge - M.J. Scanlon

    UP Harahan Bridge - M.J. Scanlon

    A close-up view of UP's Harahan Bridge which was built in 1916. The ramp structure on the side was used by automobiles before 1950. The structure was covered with wooden blanks which, so I've been told, made for an interesting trek across the Mississippi. The bridge enjoys the history of having...
  4. NS 2404 - MP15DC - M.J. Scanlon

    NS 2404 - MP15DC - M.J. Scanlon

    An usual find in Forrest yard today. NS 2404, an EMD MP15DC switcher, finds itself slightly struggling in building an intermodal train to go out later in the day.
  5. NS 6659- SD60 - M.J. Scanlon

    NS 6659- SD60 - M.J. Scanlon

    With a rainbow halo from the light above, NS 6659 finds itself parked in front of the "Memphis is not the end of the Norfolk Southern System" sign in Forrest Yard.
  6. BNSF 9647 - SD70MAC - M.J. Scanlon

    BNSF 9647 - SD70MAC - M.J. Scanlon

    As I drove down Southern Avenue I spied the infamous "Barfbonnet" hiding out in the darkness of Forrest Yard. This engine is probably best left to nighttime movements.
  7. UTLX 205279 - Tank Car - M.J. Scanlon

    UTLX 205279 - Tank Car - M.J. Scanlon

    A southbound CN freight passes a northbounder at Garden Lane in midtown Memphis. A ghostly image of a UTLX tank car was captured with a flash. 25NOV05
  8. NS 9166 - C40-9W - M.J. Scanlon

    NS 9166 - C40-9W - M.J. Scanlon

    With its headlights brightly shining, NS 396 is partly out of Forrest Yard and stopped at Greer Street waiting to get out of town. 25NOV05
  9. AMTK 3 - P42DC - M.J. Scanlon

    AMTK 3 - P42DC - M.J. Scanlon

    The "City of New Orleans" takes off out of Memphis Central Station for its overnight journey to Chicago.
  10. BNSF 5752 - ES44AC - M.J. Scanlon

    BNSF 5752 - ES44AC - M.J. Scanlon

    An empty coal train is led by a new ES44AC unit, BNSF 5752 with swoosh, parked on the NS Memphis District West Main at Tower 17. 25NOV05
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Departing Radnor Yard

    Departing Radnor Yard

    CSXT 8808 gets ready to depart Radnor Yard early on Saturday morning.
  15. Green Goat In Tow

    Green Goat In Tow

    CSXT 8245, a remote control unit, has the Green Goat and a covered hopper in tow as it makes its way through Nashville's Radnor Yard
  16. Waiting For Its Crew

    Waiting For Its Crew

    CSXT 4797 waits for its crew before departing Nashville's Radnor Yard.
  17. CF7 sitting in Nashville's Radnor Yard

    CF7 sitting in Nashville's Radnor Yard

    I was driving along side the yard when I spotted this engine. I would guess it used to belong to the Tennessee Southern. I am not an expert on the leasing companies, but I have not seen MJRX before.
  18. 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)
  19. 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.
  20. 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.




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