While the museum sold nearly, if not more than, 10,000 tickets to the "Streamliners At Spencer" event, I'd be curious what Sierra Aeronautics sold for rides!!!!
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)
Southern E8A 6900 sits with Erie E8A 833, UP E9A 949 and Iowa Pacific E8A 511 in the yard in Spencer, NC
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.
TVRM's former Southern Railway 2-8-0 630 leads a NS 21st Century Steam excursion southbound near Evansville, TN on the return leg of a Chattanooga - Oneida round trip.
The Southern 630 is making good time north bound to Oneida, TN. Seen here just south of Pemberton.
The Southern 630 is making good time north bound to Oneida, TN.
The Southern 630 emerges north bound from tunnel 25 with a blast of smoke and steam on its journey north to Oneida, TN.