STEAM RETURNS TO THE CNO&TP! Wrapping up the first set of steam excursions over the CNO&TP in over 20 years, TVRM's restored Southern Railway 2-8-0 #630, built in 1904, is looking timeless as she ... (more)
Western Maryland 2-8-0 #729 leads a freight train around Helmstetter's Cuve as the sun is setting behind the engine. A plume of smoke and the engine is silhouetted by the remaining light of day.
Southern 630 charges northward with an excursion from Chattanooga to Oneida, TN. This trip was run to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Southern 4501’s journey on the same route as it was being ... (more)
Museum Cité du Train: There was a sabotage to this loc at the 2nd world war, she derailed. In this museum you can see the details and read the sad history
Southern #630 coasts downgrade nearing the end of it's trip south.
It's all level track for now, but in a few miles 630 will begin the long climb up 1.2% Kings Mountain and out of the Green River Valley.
Southern #630 charges upgrade just north of Soddy Daisy, TN on it's way to Oneida, TN.
630 through a cut at Wiborg, KY. This cut bypassed one of the "Ratholes" on the CNO&TP.
While hundreds of folks scaled the tick infested cliffs or parked on uber busy US 27 for their Burnside Bridge shots, a more unique view of can be had. Here 630 slips between one of two rock slid... (more)
With the grades and famous deep cuts of the CNO&TP behind her, 630 makes it's lash dash to Lexington with only High Bridge being the next landmark to traverse!
Southern Railway #630 flies north through the Tennessee farmland on a muggy summer morning, passing McDonald's Farm on its way to Oneida.
Southern Railway #630 flies south through Spring City.
Southern Railway #630 ducks under the endangered signals at Oakdale, whose replacements are rising just around the curve. This is the last untouched signal bridge in the area.