The RP forums may have a thing or two to say here lol....this was a totally unplanned moment, was all ready to get back on the road home when I saw the clouds lighting up and figured, what the hec... (more)
When completed in 1833, the 136-mile Charleston & Hamburg was the longest railroad in the world. By 1977 most activity on the Charleston end had shifted away from these tracks in the downtown are... (more)
The Southern Railway was notoriously conservative in matters of steam, but if the road had acquired modern Lima superpower, here’s what it might have looked like. On July 29, 1977, we are alongsid... (more)
A Roger Puta photograph
Day Two Doubleheader included CCKY 1804 as far as LaFayette. It led the team back north the night before.
The shot may be with the shack, the show is coming into the curve.
SOU 2-8-0 #630 and SOU 2-8-2 #4501 run past Euclid Chemical in Noble, GA 11/14/15. A fire broke out at the former Barwick Mills in Lafayette, GA not long after the train passed through town, dela... (more)
The crowd seemed to thin out a bit by the time the train reached Chickamauga, GA. SOU 2-8-0 #630 and SOU 2-8-2 #4501 cross W 10th St.
People came from all over to see SOU 2-8-0 #630 and 2-8-2 #4501 double headed on a TVRM Summerville Steam excursion. The chasers are in pursuit near Lytle, GA 11/14/15.
SOU 2-8-0 #630 and 2-8-2 #4501 are in charges of a TVRM Summerville Steam excursion at Rossville, GA 11/14/15.
SOU 2-8-0 #630, a 1904 product of Alco, teams up with SOU 2-8-2 #4501, a 1911 Baldwin, on a TVRM Summerville Steam excursion at 23rd St. in Chattanooga, TN 11/14/15.
Must have hit the wrong key....should be 2-8-2.
With the 4501 on the hind end we drop down the old Tennessee Central between Crossville and Emory Gap with the whine of dynamic brakes from the two GP 35's.
Sunrise at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel.