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KXHR GP9 2391 | by Robert W. Thomson
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KXHR GP9 2391

Knoxville & Holston River (a G&O company) has leased this unit to the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum for use on their tourist excursion train over the Old Line to Copperhill, TN. The unit has quite the interesting history and has served many of G&Os various lines. KXHR GP9 2391 (ex-LXOH 2391, xx-GFRR 2391, xxx-NCYR 2391, xxxx-AGLF 2391, xxxxx-WGCR 2391, xxxxxx-AFLR 2391, xxxxxxx-CHAT 2391, xxxxxxxx-YVRR 2391, xxxxxxxxx-MSDR 2391, xxxxxxxxxx-L&N 2391, nee-L&N 511).

 

This was taken on the day Dad and I went railfanning together for the first time in a decade. A TVRM crew was in the process of winterizing the train in preperation for storage when Dad and I arrived.

 

You can see Dad's shot of this train HERE.

 

Canon EOS 350D Digital Rebel XT

Canon EFS 18-55mm lens

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Taken on December 2, 2008