The gentleman who got caught at the crossing was in for a surprise as 4501 blasts through the outskirts of Marion. In an hour or so the first trips for 4501 in the 21st century would be completed.
Rushing an eastbound excursion toward Radford the classic Mikado attracts some bovine attention in the bucolic interlude between Marion and the vast metropolis of McMullan. When there don't miss ... (more)
The last day of 2016 is quiet at the Whippany Railway Museum. On an otherwise cloudy day the sun illuminates Southern Railway 385.
Gilbert, Virginia was a usual location for photo runbys during the original Southern/Norfolk Southern steam program. Here a trio of FP7’s lead a runby during an Alexandria – Charlottesville excurs... (more)
Southern FP7’s 3499, 3496, and 3497 glide over the Rapidan River in the Virginia settlement of the same name. They’re pulling a long string of excursion coaches bound for Charlottesville and a ren... (more)
Three Southern FP7’s lead a southbound Alexandria – Charlottesville excursion past the station sign in Brandy Station, Virginia. Brandy Station is just north of Culpeper on the Southern main line.... (more)
In the 1980’s, the Norfolk Southern overhauled four Southern FP7’s for utility service as part of its steam program. Painted in the Southern’s green passenger scheme, the four-axle passenger unit... (more)
Southern Railway 4501 has departed Dearborn Station and is about to pound the diamonds at 21st Street Interlocking as it heads south along the C&WI toward Indiana with The Independence Limited. A... (more)
On a beautiful summer morning, Southern 4501 leads NS 958 past the CPLs at CP Washington in the small town of Glade Spring, VA. Man how things have changed. Southern 4501 is now stuck running at T... (more)
For many decades the Opelika depot - which sat hard against the crossing of the Western Railway of Alabama and the Central of Georgia - had long umbrella sheds that ran adjacent to both mains. The... (more)
A GP9/GP38 duo is about to clump across the Western Railway of Alabama as long-distance local train 45 works Opelika.
Fall colors out in force as the last TVRM double header of 2016 makes its way back to Chattanooga.
Old meets new as a steam drawn passenger excursion passes a hot shot intermodal and parked mixed freight at Burnside on the Saturday trip of the weekend excursions between Lexington Kentucky and O... (more)
TVRM's doubleheader pulls into the station at Summerville under a hazy sky from wildfires all over north Georgia.
Southern 4501 and N&W's 611 and 1218 team up to put on a spectacular show before departing Chattanooga during the NS 25 years Steam Celebration.