Tennessee Valley Railway Museum's Southern 630 charges upgrade at track speed as it heads for Cleveland, TN.
TVRM's Southern 630 takes on water (from a garden hose) between mainline runs to Cleveland, TN, while NCTM's FP7 covers the west end of the "local".
Probably the most spectacular of all the wooden trestles between Crossville and Rockwood was this one pictured from the Lookout Mountain Obs car. We're being pulled by the diesels backwards down t... (more)
Bill Purdie ,Paul Merriman and others work on servicing the drivers on the 4501 at Crossville,TN..
Southern 4501 pulls on the train as the helpers have been set over until the trip back to Emory Gap. One of the Southern crew members takes a well deserved smoke break as the Mikado does its thing... (more)
With the focus being the 4501 the two diesel helpers sit between two buildings at Crossville,TN. until they will be called to head the excursion train back down the mountain with the steamer.
Dawn breaks at Chattanooga,TN. as another fall foliage trip from Chattanooga to Crossville and return will be run with the 4501 on the Southern and the Tennessee Central.
With the local police handling crowd control our Southern steam excursion has arrived Crossville,TN. with the Lookout Mountain Observation car spotted right in front of the TC Depot.
We're on the open end ob Lookout Mountain being pulled backwards from Crossville,TN. to Emory Gap descending the Cumberland Plateau on the twisting Tennessee Central RR.. The Southern 4501 is on t... (more)
Southern 4501 comes into Rockwood,TN. on the second trip of the weekend between Chatanooga and Crossville,TN. on the Southern and Tennessee Central.
Southern 2819 and 2711 will be added as helpers for the 4501 at Emory Gap,TN. to climb up the Cumberland Plateau to Crossville,TN. on the Tennessee Central.
Southern 2839 has cut off its' train at Elkhorn City, junction of C&O and Clinchfield, for servicing on July 5, 1979. The Independence Limited was operated from Lexington, KY, to Winston-Salem, NC... (more)
Photographer- Charles P Wales , from a 35 mm Kodachrome slide.
Southern 2839 prepares for an Alexandria- Charlottesville, VA round trip while a Southern freight makes its way north.
“CNO&TP” letters cast into the frame of a truck from a Southern Rwy steam locomotive tender.
Southern 2-8-0 630 pulls an autumn excursion towards Gainesville just north of Atlanta.