Found a few hidden gems in Knoxville. is a free online Railroad Discussion Forum and Railroad Photo Gallery for railroaders, railfans, model railroaders and anyone else who is interested in railroads. We cover a wide variety of topics, including freight trains, passenger and commuter railroads, rail news and information, tourist railroads, railway museums and railroad history.


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Found these hiding on a passing siding east of town.


Always wanted to see an Alco, outside of a museum, and I got my chance! Formerly a Port Huron and Detroit and Coe Rail loco


the other one I got to write off my list is this. An ol fashon Canadian Cab. Was only really expecting to see an Alco, so seeing this with it was quite a treat! Formerly worked on the CN, before heading to the Yadkin Valley before it got the sister company Knoxville Locomotive Works took it over.


there was a third locomotive there, and boy was it a doozy! KXJR 863 is an SW1 that was built in 1940! for the Milwaukee Road. she also had stops at Chrome Crankshaft, J&J Railroad, the Hardin Southern, and now Knoxville. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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