Gettin' down and dirty: A trio of EMD four-motor hoods, enveloped in a cloud of their own exhaust smoke and traction sand, dig in on the 1.7 percent climb up to Oreton, VA. The conductor and flagm... (more)
On a cold night at Andover, VA, Southern mine run power congregates at the former Interstate engine facility. Units 2816, 5069 and (in the distance) 5012 can be seen. This was shot on Ektachrome s... (more)
Anyone who lived in, or passed through Appalachia, VA back in day remembers the town's several railroad grade crossings (including two over US 23, which was the major north-south highway through t... (more)
Southern 630 has the 957 excursion train up to speed as it blasts south through the small village of Sadieville, Kentucky. I couldn't resist composing the fairly classic automobile into my shot, a... (more)
TVRM's former Southern Rwy 2-8-0 #630 leads a southbound Norfolk Southern/TVRM public excursion train across the massive bridge over the Kentucky River at High Bridge, KY on its round trip between... (more)
The only time I've been able to catch this Streamliner running. Southern 6133 on the rear of the Thomas the Tank Engine train for Day out with Thomas.
Southern 6133 along with 25 other Streaml... (more)
SOU 630 makes good time with a "New Royal Palm" excursion.
Along with spending 6 months clearing out Blanchett KY just 8 miles up the line, I also spent the same amount of time, and a whole lot more man power making this shot possible again. Originally th... (more)
SOU 630 races northbound out of Lexington, KY.
I got a call back in January from a friend saying that the steam schedule for 630 included a trip down the CNO&TP first district. Being that I live only 8 miles from this Location I sprang into ac... (more)
SOU 630 makes a fine sight crossing the Ohio River into Ludlow in preparation for a "New Royal Palm" excursion.
NS 957 with Southern 2-8-0 #630, built in 1904, crosses Eagle Creek north of Sadieville, Kentucky.
NS 957 with Southern 2-8-0 #630, built in 1904, heads south at Blanchet, Kentucky from Cincinnati to Danville, Kentucky.
Storming up Erlanger hill at a nice clip is Southern Consul 630 with an excursion bound for Danville.
SOU 630 sprints north towards Cincinnati on the point of NS 957. Seen hear near Kearney Rd between Georgetown and Lexington, KY. A special thanks to TVRM and Norfolk Southern for making this trip ... (more)