Setting out the first two cars before re-assembling the train and heading west to Knoxville.
Well-maintained long hood forward unit.
Spotting cement in hoppers and asphalt in tank cars to local industries through a forest-like setting.
Local has just spotted cars containing vegetable oil to the plant. (Potatoes come in by truck-trailer.)
Being serviced prior to a run across the Victoria Falls Bridge.
Impressive even in the rain.
Watauga Chapter excursion eastbound.
Heading back to pick up more cruise ship passengers.
Spic and span and ready for return to Vancouver.
A familiar setting for Cuyahoga Valley fans.
Two boys (only) watch as the Mike drifts south through the small community. A scene to be repeated this year (2010) with the Nickel Plate steamer.
The Jaite stop was an unpretentious one in 1979.
Wet rails and a wet locomotive and train on an excursion trip.
Standing in the rain during an excursion trip.
Preparing for departure.