Southern steam locomotive 4501 has just entered the Missionary Ridge Tunnel.
While driving on I-81 I'd noticed a white E unit for quite some time. One day when I had some time, I decided to wander around and see if I could get closer to find out what it was. To my surpri... (more)
Southern 4501 crosses the trestle over the South Fork of Powell River in East Stone Gap, Va. on the return portion of its circle excursion from Kingsport to St. Paul via the ex-CRR, St. Paul to No... (more)
"Bending the iron" at Monroe, when there was a yard there
The "Birmingham Special" is braking for its stop at Monroe
Former Southern Railway SD-45 3155 sits at the east end of the Southern Pacific Tucson yard, while SP "snoot" nose 8380 prepares to depart east for El Paso. Photo taken with permission.
Southern 4501 heads south with the Summerville Special.
The sun sets behind the Lowell intermediates as track 2 gets knocked down to red for a North bound.
Southern 4501 rolls south along US Highway 27 as it heads for Summerville.
After turning the power in Sumerville, SOU 630 leads the excursion back to Chattanooga. This was the first time the 630 and 4501 doubleheaded since 4501 returned to steam.
Another GP30 at the Oak Ridge facility is this Southern unit 2608 along with former Southern switcher 1012 and NW GP30 522.
Photo taken with permission.
The crew for the Summerville Steam Special go over slow orders, track conditions and safety issues before they board the train and head south.
Southern Railway No. 154 is seen heading up a photo train on June 17, 2017. The locomotive featured a special Asheville paint scheme for the charter, which was organized by myself under Southern R... (more)
Southern steam 4501 exits the Missionary Ridge tunnel with the morning sunrays just reaching the smoke plume.
The 113 year old Ks-1 Class Southern Railway 630 has no issue fitting on the old Central Of Georgia Turntable at the East Chattanooga Shop.