Closing out an interesting weekend of doubleheaded running with SR #630 & #4501, the "Summerville Steam Special" is nearing Chattanooga as the last rays of sunlight reflect off clouds.
Southern Railway Ks-1 class 2-8-0 No. 630 spins on the turntable at East Chattanooga
TVRM's #630 exits CNO&TP's massive Ohio River Bridge into Cincinnati after a successful weekend of excursions from Ludlow to Danville, Kentucky.
Concluding a successful day of excursions to Radford and return.
Arriving right on the advertised to complete two successful days of excursions.
Smoking up the historic Bristol yards prior to departure for Radford.
Storming past the historic N&W depot on the return trip from Radford.
After departing Bristol 20 minutes late, it is time to make up time on a beautiful spring morning pulling excursion train to Radford and return.
Pulling forward to board passengers for excursion to Radford and return.
All smiles from cab crew as the journey (in tow) from Chattanooga to Bristol is completed. Preparation duties for the morning's departure still await.
SR 630, south of Ft. Payne, AL, on its way back to Chattanooga after a trip to Attalla, AL on November 9, 2013
Round-end observation car carrying the "21st Century Steam Special" drumhead parked at Attalla, AL on November 9, 2013.
SR 630 headed north to Chattanooga after a trip to Attalla, AL on Saturday, November 9, 2013.
TVRM's SR #630 is heading to Chattanooga from a weekend of excursions in Birmingham. A portion of Lookout Mountain is seen in the background.
NS OCS 052 passes Jersey (TVRM Grand Junction) as it heads north toward Roanoke. SR 630 greets the train in a showing of heritage motive power.