Under a canopy of coal smoke, Southern's ex-C&O Kanawha (2-8-4) rolls an eastbound ferry run during her short stint in excursion service. She's topping the hill here at Oreton, VA, en route to Kno... (more)
Although C&O fans would likely disagree, I would nominate the "Southernized" face of Kanawha 2716 during her brief career in excursion service for the SR as one of the prettiest.
Southern's Master Mechanic-Steam, Bill Purdie, has 2716's reverser moving toward the "corner" to do battle with the 1.7 percent grade just ahead eastbound at Duffield, VA. Highball!
Leased (from Kentucky Railway Museum) ex-C&O Kanawha 2716 leads an eastbound ferry trip downgrade at Harvey, VA.
SR (nee C&O) 2716 passes by the now-gone C&O engine terminal in Charlottesville. Note variety of power and turntable in background!
On a ferry run, former C&O Kanawha 2716 makes a run for the hill at Duffield on a rainy spring day.
SR Master Mechanic-Steam, Bill Purdie, at the throttle of ex-C&O 2716.
Ex-C&O Kanawha 2716 blasts upgrade out of the north end of Natural Tunnel.
Eastbound ferry run of former C&O Kanawha 2716 at Natural Tunnel, VA.