One of the best remembered of the early Southern Railway steam excursion engines was former Savannah & Atlanta Pacific number 750. This ex-FEC engine was a high drivered runner, but lacked the nec... (more)
After making a quick service stop, No. 957 gets underway behind Southern 2-8-0 No. 630, while passing the classic N&W CPL's at Marion, Va., in beautiful afternoon light.
On a balmy morning, No. 630 charges through the hamlet of Marion, Va., pulling a Radford bound public excursion train, across NS' scene Pulaski District
Southern 630, en route from Bristol to Radford with an excursion, at the east end of the siding at Marion (or "Schuleen" these days).
On the dead-head move from Bristol-Roanoke, Southern No. 630 thunders eastbound past the beautifully restored former N&W depot at Marion, Va., on a gloomy morning along the Pulaski District. Thank... (more)
NS train 958, with SOU 630 makes way through Marion, VA on one of the NS Public Excursions, which sold out within hours of the tickets going on sale.
After a brief stop to check rod bearings, Southern 630 is underway again on the return leg of a Radford to Bristol excursion. The train is running near to the schedule of number 45, the westbound ... (more)
With the recent announcement that funds are being raised to resteam N&W Class J 611, this scene gives us a taste of what could be in store. The famed Roanoke-built engine is rolling downgrade thro... (more)
A local resident enjoys a cool and rainy evening on his front porch swing and catches a glimpse of westbound NS deadhead move 957 as it rolls through Marion, VA with TVRM's 630 leading the way. Hu... (more)
CPL and fall foliage, near sunset
NS 38Q storms past the old N&W station at Marion on a stormy July 2011 afternoon.
The DPU on 22A passes the beautifully restored Marion depot.