A beautiful afternoon greets Southern 630 (TVRM) as it crosses the scenic New River departing Radford in route back to Bristol.
Some people have a favorite tourist line locomotive. I have a favorite tourist line freight car. This way cool Sinclair tank car on the Heber Valley not only looks good but is also functional -- i... (more)
Sporting the red white and blue on the Fourth of July, #734 is looked over by both crew and passengers before being turned for the ride back down to Cumberland.
Southern 630 stretches her legs and makes good time near Whitley City, KY leading her first of two excursions between Lexington, KY and Oneida, TN. I love this truly regional scene between the sp... (more)
With cylinder cocks open, Southern 630 blasts out of the Bristol, VA/TN station en route to Radford, VA with the "Radford Rambler", a round trip passenger excursion operating over the Norfolk Sout... (more)
Coal fired UP 2-8-0 No. 618 leads the Heber Creeper through Charleston on a warm Aug. 1975 evening.
630 heads back to Lexington through Gradison, KY. The photogenic GRS "Searchlight" signals at Gradison were replaced by the gawty looking Safetran signals a few months previous.
630 heads back to Lexington through Revilo, KY. Unlike the previous day, the northbound move received a new train number.
630 rolls downhill into the Cumberland Valley nearing Somerset, Ky.
630 rolls through the farmland just a few miles across the Tennessee state line.
Even with helpers, 630 still makes a sight hauling it's train up Kings Mountain. The GRS "searchlight" signals have since been removed in the weeks following this photo.
Smoke from Western Maryland Scenic Railroad's 1916 Baldwin 2-8-0 blankets the historic Cumberland depot and riverfront as the excursion unloads and prepares to head back to Ridgely, West Virginia ... (more)