Southern FP7A 6133 and NS F9A 4271 sit in the yard with Southern GP30 2601 and N&W GP9 620 during the Streamliners event at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC
Few pre-merger railroads in this country could field a passenger train as classy as Southern Railway. Although this is an early NS-era scene, and the cars are now red, three glorious green and gol... (more)
Southern 630 blasts into Spring City with an excursion from Chattanooga to Oneida, TN. This trip was run to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Southern 4501’s journey on the same route as it was ... (more)
Southern 6133, Wabash 1189 and Lackawanna 663 glow under the artificial evening lights.
Southern 630 steam engine leads the Steam Anniversary special on the returning trip through Oakdale, TN.
Southern 630 steam engine leads a the Steam Anniversary special over the New River Bridge on a beautiful day.
The Streamliners might be the stars this weekend, but the workhorses of the museum are still looking sharp while sitting out of the spotlight for the weekend of Streamliners at Spencer.
STEAM RETURNS TO THE CNO&TP! Wrapping up the first set of steam excursions over the CNO&TP in over 20 years, TVRM's restored Southern Railway 2-8-0 #630, built in 1904, is looking timeless as she ... (more)
Southern 630 charges northward with an excursion from Chattanooga to Oneida, TN. This trip was run to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Southern 4501’s journey on the same route as it was being ... (more)
Southern #630 coasts downgrade nearing the end of it's trip south.
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.