Blast from the Past: Steam passes the historic Norfolk and Western Depot in Downtown Marion on the Norfolk Southern Pulaski District.
Here we see NS staff photographer Casey Thomason discussing todays movement of the special excursion train led by NS 8099 with two officials from the Alabama Divison.
With cylinder cocks open, Southern 630 blasts out of the Bristol, VA/TN station en route to Radford, VA with the "Radford Rambler", a round trip passenger excursion operating over the Norfolk Sout... (more)
630 was really roaring when she flew through sleepy little Seven Mile Ford making up for a late departure from Bristol.
En route to Radford, TVRM's Southern Consolidation 630 works upgrade near Atkins with the assistance of two admiral cab SD40-2's. This excursion will turn at Walton and return to Bristol on the NS... (more)
On a sunny saturday morning, TVRM's Southern Consolidation 630 takes off from Bristol Yard as part of Norfolk Southern's 21st Century Steam Program. This excursion, running eastbound under 060, is... (more)
Steam returns to the Christiansburg District.... Operating on a deadhead move from Bristol to Bluefield, two freshly painted SD40-2's lead SOU 2-8-0 No. 630 on an equipment deadhead bound f... (more)
As part of Norfolk Southern's 21st Century Steam Program, TVRM's Southern Consolidation 630 leads 060 eastbound through Wytheville, VA with the assistance of two SD40-2 Admiral cabs. It would late... (more)
After dropping the passengers off in downtown Radford for a lunch break, 630 heads past an old N&W signal on the way to the wye at Walton to turn the train.
SOU 630 looks great in the morning sun drifting down into Pulaski on one of several small bridges just west of town. Considering she was still partially disassembled on the shop floor just one wee... (more)
On this otherwise sunny spring day, 630 departs the siding at Crockett under brief cloud cover after a quick servicing stop. The EMD muscle behind the tender has kicked in and will soon be getting... (more)
SOU 630 puts on a great show departing Bristol for the crowd gathered on the Mary St bridge.
Smoking up the historic Bristol yards prior to departure for Radford.
Eastbound excursion from Bristol Va to Radford Va and return