The fireman hits the stoker as Southern 4501 charges upgrade through Dead Man Gap in Ooltewah, TN on the way to Cleveland, TN for the 2:00pm Railfest excursion.
Pretty much everyone under the sun was at this location to get "the CPL Shot" I believe I was the only one that hoofed it on down the tracks a bit farther for this angle. I however met alot of gre... (more)
Southern Railway 4501 stretches its legs as it storms around the sharp curve at Dead Man Gap on the way to Cleveland. This unassisted 21st Century Steam excursion was part of the Tennessee Valley ... (more)
The Interstate Railroad's First Hill Crew is putting some of their train away at Andover after a long day of work in the Norton, VA area.
Southern FP7 6133 along with the New Haven car Pine Tree State both from the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC are display at the National Folk Festival over the upcoming weekend ... (more)
June 14, 1987: Even though this is now a Norfolk Southern operation, the daily "C" train is led by a classic Southern Railway GP38-2 this evening. The train has just passed the control p... (more)
North Carolina Transportation Museum's SOU FP7 #6133 hangs out with the New Haven Pullman "Pine Tree State" in Greensboro, NC as the city hosts the 2015 National Folk Festival.
Southern FP7 6133 along with the New Haven car Pine Tree State both from the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC heading north to Greensboro NC in preparation for display at the Nat... (more)
Southern FP7 6133 along with the New Haven car Pine Tree State sit on a siding behind the Greensboro NC Amtrak Station in preparation for display at the National Folk Festival over the upcoming we... (more)
Statesville was a great spot to fan in the 1970s with good traffic that really moved, even though the plant was not exactly cutting-edge. Here is proof as a crew member runs ahead to line the way... (more)
A pair of SD40-2s help with a Chattanooga-bound coal train. Up front are a pair of SD35s and an SD24.
SD35s team with an SD24 to lead coal out of Knoxville and toward Chattanooga. Back in the train an RC car transmits the engineer's every whim to a pair of SD40-2s.
It was a beautiful June morning for a steam excursion! Here, the Southern Railway 4501 jumps over the hump and rounds the bend past several railfans waiting to take a photo of this piece of histor... (more)
Southern 4501 crosses Chickamauga Creek.
Southern 4501 pulls into Grand Junction with the last trip of the day.