AlabamaRailfan.com Photo Galleries: The Stevenson/Bridgeport Area
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Pushing on the rear of Norfolk Southern empty coal train, 737, is a BNSF SD70MAC. A nice change of pace from the usual modern GE units.

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Norfolk Southern empty coal train, 737, rolls off CSX trackage and back on to its own line at Stevenson, AL.

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A northbound CSX train, Q580, rolls over the undulating grades on the CSX Chattanooga Sub. This is in Stevenson, AL.

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Our first photo of the day was CSX train Q127 near Midway between Stevenson and Widows Creek. The crew had their train stopped behind another southbound train waiting to enter Widows Creek yard.

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Sequatchie Valley Railroad owns this ex-Norfolk Southern B23-7. It is shown here resting near the US Gypsum plant in Bridgeport, AL.

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Power from the Sequatchie Valley Railroad rests along the lead in to the US Gypsum in Bridgeport, AL.

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Here is a shot of southbound CSX intermodal train Q127 passing a colorful tree before they pull their train on to the long bridge over the Tennessee River at Bridgeport.

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Here is another shot of southbound CSX intermodal train Q127 as they pull their train on to the long bridge over the Tennessee River at Bridgeport.

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We spotted a string of these loaded AEX hoppers in the CSX yard in Bridgeport. I wonder if these are related to the operations at the US Gypsum plant in Bridgeport.

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Norfolk Southern empty coal train 737 rolls past Nickajack lake as it travels over the CSX Chattanooga Subdivision on it's way to be reloaded.

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Here is the pusher on the rear of Norfolk Southern empty coal train number 737.

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The last train of the day for our trip was CSX Q581. It is shown here heading southbound across Nickajack Lake while a couple fishermen do their best to land that big catch!

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Southbound CSX train Q211-12 rolls back on to double track at James on it's way towards Chattanooga.

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This nicely painted and restored caboose is on display in Bridgeport, AL near the Bridgeport Area Historical Association museum in the old depot. While this cab is lettered for the NC&StL, I think this is actually an ex-SCL M5.

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The owner of the Sequatchie Valley Railroad also owns the Walking Horse and Eastern in Tennessee. Here, a WHOE lettered EMD switcher is shown in the small SQVR yard in South Pittsburg, TN.

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The Sequatchie Valley Railroad operates a stretch of trackage between Bridgeport, TN and near Jasper, TN. Here is a pair of EMD switchers in the small yard at South Pittsburg, TN.

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The owner of the Sequatchie Valley Railroad also owns the Walking Horse and Eastern shortline in Tennessee. Here a switcher letter WHOE for the Walking Horse and Eastern sits in the Sequatchie Valley yard in South Pittsburg, TN.

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Here an ex-Conrail switcher helps out on a north bound SQVR freight in South Pittsburg, TN.

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The SQVR seems to have aquired an ex-CSX U18B and a slug. They are shown here still in CSX paint in South Pittsburg, TN.

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The Sequatchie Valley Railroad, based in South Pittsburg, TN, interchanges with CSX at Bridgeport. Here is a north bound train between South Pittsburg, TN and Bridgeport, AL.

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Here is a late afternoon shot of the Stevenson Depot and Museum in Stevenson, AL. Those tracks visible in the foreground are CSX. The NS tracks are on the far side of the depot.

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The Sequatchie Valley Railroad operates trackage from Jasper, TN to Bridgeport, AL, where it interchanges with CSX. Here, in the SQVR's home base of South Pittsburg, TN, is an ex-Illinois Terminal switcher with an ex-NS switcher slug.

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Our first train of the day for 07-04-2007 was southbound CSX intermodal train Q127. They are shown here about to enter the double track at Stevenson, AL.

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CSX train Q582 north blasts through downtown Stevenson on it's way towards Nashville. Donnie wisely covers his ears while he shoots a video clip!

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Northbound CSX train Q676 rolls along the double track between Stevenson and Bridgeport. Railroaders called this location Midway.

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