Southern #630 running through Norfolk Southern's mostly daylighted "Rat Hole". Captured here in Whitley City, KY roughly 25 miles to her destination in Oneida, TN.
My introduction to TVRM's Southern 2-8-0 No. 630 occurred here at this spot in Lexington, KY on the morning of June 1st, 2014. I was more then impressed! This was not your everyday tourist line ... (more)
The mandatory pan shot - Southern No. 630 at Burgin, KY - my last shot of the day. Do you recognize the fireman? A pan at 1/30th.
Southern No. 630 leads an NS 21st Century Steam excursion through Winchester, KY. TVRM's 2-8-0 put on a spectacular show and was amazing to catch out on the mainline. She's one big and powerful ... (more)
Southern No. 630 crossing the Cumberland River Trestle - a mandatory photo location when ever one finds themselves in Burnside, KY! Captured here late evening while on excursion from Oneida, TN t... (more)
Southern No. 630 charges through Science Hill, Kentucky en route to Oneida, TN. This excursion, which saw Tennessee Valley Railroad Museums impressive 2-8-0 leading a series of trips throughout t... (more)
Westbound excursion positioning move headed to Bristol on a dank day passes one of the oldest stations on the line, now used by a farm equipment dealer.
Southern 630 leads the final Oneida Flyer trip as it passes under the now extinct Southern searchlights at CP South Fork on the CNO&TP.
In anticipation of warmer temperatures and mainline steam trips, here's a look back at a 21st Century Steam excursion from this past June. TVRM's former Southern Railway 2-8-0 digs into the curve ... (more)
Southern 630 storms upgrade at Science Hill, KY passing a Triple Crown northbound stopped for the meet. A very nice family allowed us to take this photo from their well manicured lawn, affording ... (more)
A friendly wave hello from a crewman of Southern 2-8-0 #630 (ALCO built 1904) sets off the shutters and video cameras above on Duncan Road at Kings Mountain, KY as the engine's morning shadow foll... (more)
Positioning deadhead train is hustling westbound toward Bristol for upcoming weekend trips to Roanoke and return.
The SOU 630 leads the SOU 4501 on a special double-headed Summerville Steam Special seen here crossing over the Chattooga River in Trion, GA on the way back north to Chattanooga.
A man waits for a train at Grand Junction at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga.
Southern Railway 2-8-0 #630 puts on a show as it leads the June 1st edition of the New Royal Palm to Onieda, Tennessee. Here, the train was charging at a brisk 41 miles per hour down the CN... (more)