TVRM's NC&StL 710 gets a little TLC.(Traction Loving care) Suspended in mid air just after the wheelsets were rolled out from under her.
A TVRM conductor swings off an ex-L&N ACF streamlined coach built for the 1946 "Humming Bird." The scene has a certain air of authenticity, even though it's over four decades removed from the "Bir... (more)
Cities Service 109 working an copper ore train at Copperhill, TN.
Tennessee Copper Rwy ore train heading toward the smelter at Copperhill, TN // Oct 1974
The Hiawassee River Excursion train power is seen as it runs around the consist in Copperhill Tn. and past stored coal hoppers. The 2391 is also noted as being on home rails. The unit was built fo... (more)
With a little imagination, this could be the L&N's "Bird"--train 6--loading passengers at Flomaton, Alabama on the last lap into New Orleans.
A TVRM conductor handles the backup move into town with the L&NHS convention special. The coach is appropriate for the trip---L&N 3200 (an ACF car built for the Humming Bird in 1946).
TVRM's Copperhill Special leaves town on the return trip to Etowah. A former L&N GP9 on loan from the KXHR is on the point. In addition to the TVRM trains, the Georgia Northeastern brings tourists... (more)
Hiwassee Loop excursion ready to return to Etowah