On a cool and cloudy morning, the Southern 630 with a load of passengers rolls through Windsor, VA with a westbound destination of Petersburg, VA. There it will reverse direction later this after... (more)
Southern 630 heads back east after a lunch stop in Petersburg. A cold and cloudy morning has turn into a nice day.
Southern 630 leads a round-trip excursion away from Petersburg, returning towards Norfolk on the first public steam excursion since the 90's. Photo by Casey Thomason. For more information, vis... (more)
At 9:30am sharp, the first public steam excursion out of Norfolk since the 90's departed from the new Amtrak Harbor Park station, and eased across Bridge 5 under overcast skies. Southern 630 was ... (more)
Norfolk Southern's 21st Century Steam special navigates an S curve just a short distance from its destination in Petersburg, VA.
Steam sure can draw a crowd! The 21st Century Steam excursion has just come to a stop in Petersburg, VA, and a horde has descended on the train for the chance to take pictures with the exotic beas... (more)
Ex-Southern Consolidation #630 leads a 21st Century Steam excursion on the return from Petersburg to Norfolk, Virginia along the ex-N&W mainline. The train is seen here passing through Waverly.
A rare event and great attraction for all ages today, the Southern 630 having left Petersburg enroute back to Norfolk, Virginia passes through the small town of Waverly. March 2013.
A WMSR (Carl Franz) photo freight charges downgrade at Helmstetter's during the 2013 winter charter.
Except for the clothing and the cell phone, this could easily be the late '50s. A father and son absorb the moment as Southern 630 slowly moves along the platform at Bristol before boarding its pa... (more)
Southern 630 comes into Lamberts Point for this weekends excursion from Norfolk to Petersburg.
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.
Times they are a changin'. In recent years, the demographics of the railroad crews at tourist railroads and museums have begun to shift a bit. It isn't just the boys who are playing with t... (more)
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
Racing up Blue Ridge grade