Gulf & Ohio Railways, A Quality Company
Gulf & Ohio Railways, established in 1985, is a holding company for the Three Rivers Rambler and five short line railroads, including the KXHR in Knoxville. G&O railroads operate on 203 miles of track, using approximately 30 locomotives, to haul freight for 64 industrial customers. With over 50 full and part time employees, G&O plays an important role in the local economies where it operates. G&O is also an affiliate of Knoxville Locomotive Works, a green locomotive manufacturer. KLW was created in 1998 as a locomotive repair and services shop for G&O. This operation now focuses on building single-engine green locomotives.