In the "gorge" between Leonard and Benhams, VA, No. 11 eases along in this isolated stretch of now-abandoned track. Retired Appy Division superintendent Jim Seay is at the throttle.
Engineer Sam Lanter and volunteer brakeman Lloyd Barker (joined by the photographer--who was firing this day) attend to some fallen trees in the "gorge" between Phillips and Benham, VA. This was t... (more)
En route to Bristol, Lonesome Pine Scenic's ex-Cadillac & Lake City 0-4-0T #11 oozes steam from every joint as its crew takes a break between Leonard and Benham, VA. This route is all gone---and t... (more)
Trainmaster Arvil Festernuts surveys drainage issues along the RofW before highballing on east.