On a chilly and frosty November morning, special circumstances allowed me to find much-welcomed warmth in the cab of "The 01." Not long after this moment, the Saturday doubleheader began... (more)
Southern Railway #630 steps onto the turn table at Summerville
Southern Railway 2-8-2 #4501 and Southern Railway 2-8-0 #630 are putting on quite a show as they pull TVRM excursion train #300 through Rossville, Georgia on a beautiful November morning. The trai... (more)
The Southern Railway welcomed Texas and Pacific #610 into it's steam program after the 2-10-4 was rebuilt and did a brief stint pulling the American Freedom Train in 1976. Here the locomotive is... (more)
Re-railing the 4501 at Butler.
Southern #4501 & #630 doubleheader excursion at the obligatory Rock Springs spot
After getting a TA with a Box Two from Piney Flats to Sand Valley, the 4501 gets her train back up to speed passing the church at Watauga, TN just north of its stop at Johnson City.
Southern's Bill Purdie and Bully Jackson help some CNW Officials supervise the re-railing of the 4501 at Butler.
4501 pulls into Summerville to offload its passengers, take a spin on the turntable and head back north after servicing.