The “Silver Meteor” races southward into the neck of the Funnel as a semi-retired ex-military firetruck catches some rays of winter sun.
Southbound Silver Meteor
As the sun sets, Amtrak 97, the silver meteor, megres on to CSX's RF&P subdivision at L'Enfant Plaza.
Lon Venters Jr. is in charge of 97 as she rounds the curve. In the back ground is a coal drag in the siding that will head straight into the Shelby yard a few miles away. We see the C&O was repai... (more)
Amtrak 97 "Silver Meteor" highballs over the Shingle Creek Trestle south of Kissimmee, FL.
C&O engineer Lon Venters is at the controls of No. 97 as it rumbles through Pikeville in the early morning on this overcast day. On the right is Circle C Coal Company's Sowards tipple.
Alco 2-8-0 97 crosses Chester Creek with the Essex Steam Train coaches in tow.
SB #97 "Siver Meteor" arriving to the station 4hr 15min late.