Southern 630 slowly backs her train through the east switch of the siding at "Ford" before gaining the main line beside the passenger station. The classic State Street crossing (the rear half of t... (more)
After a brief stop to check rod bearings, Southern 630 is underway again on the return leg of a Radford to Bristol excursion. The train is running near to the schedule of number 45, the westbound ... (more)
Standing at the very spot where stablemate Southern Railway Ts and Ts-1 Mountains took over from the N&W Mountains on trains like the Memphis Special, Washington-Chattanooga-New Orleans Limited, a... (more)
A member of the TVRM steam crew checks the rod bearing grease on the engineer-side Southern valve gear of the 630.
Southern 630 takes leave of Abingdon, VA after a station stop. The train is running close to the schedule of number 45, the old Tennessean.
Southern 630 is westbound from Radford to Bristol on the Pulaski District with a steam special. On the east side approach to Marion, the 1904 Richmond Consolidation follows the same path as N&W Cl... (more)
Southern 630 is westbound from Radford to Bristol on the Pulaski District with a steam special. Eastbound 16T is in the hole at Wysor, the east control point of the siding just west of Dublin, VA.
Not much else you can say about this one. I saw myself in this shot--albeit some 55 years or more in the past. The steam locomotive is an intoxicating beast, and it draws people to it like a moth ... (more)
On a gray morning, a C&O freight curves toward the Hawthorne Street overpass and the station and yard just beyond.
Back before Clifton Forge was seriously downsized...
SOU 630 rolls through the bucolic farm scene at Rural Retreat.
SOU 630 makes every bit of track speed on its way to Radford as it passes the signal at Glade Spring.
On a beautiful, brisk winter morning, SOU 630 brings the 21st Century Steam excursion bound for Radford past the signals at Abingdon.
After the sun has set and a long but successful trip Southern 630 comes to a rest in the Bristol yard, tied down next to some MOW equipment and Yard power.
SOU 630 Steams through Wallace, VA on NS train 958 on his way to Radford, VA. This is a public excursion, that sold out within hours of the tickets going on sale. The train consisted of 13 cars, a... (more)