Built in 1950 for the Norfolk & Western Railroad, class J 4-8-4 #611 steams up the Blue Ridge grade at Villamont,VA past the N&W era CPL signals creating a timeless scene. The now former CEO of No... (more)
On and off rain was the norm for the two day trip from Alexandria,VA. to Atlanta,GA. behind the CP 2839 on the Southern Railway Mainline. We're stopped here at Salisbury,NC..
Robert Claytor Jr at the controls.
Servicing stop at Monroe Yard.
N&W 611 steams into the morning light past the iconic N&W CPL's at Bowler, Virginia. The locomotive is pulling the Sunday morning Cavalier excursion, NS 958 toward Petersburg, Virginia.
During a summer '72 vacation happened upon KIT 61 helping the 4501 get ready for a day excursion around Louisville
It's the morning of May 17th, 2014, and steam is traveling south on the famous Southern "Rat Hole" line for the first time in nearly 20 years. The Ludlow to Danville trip was sponsored by the Tenn... (more)
An N&W Class-J on home rails was something I had not expected to see, but here it was in all its glory hauling tuscan passenger cars over the famed Blueridge Grade. The sound for the twenty minut... (more)
Southern Railway Master Mechanic-Steam Engines Bill Purdie Jr. and a fellow crew member inspect T&P610 prior to a pair of weekend excursions out of Alexandria, VA
The Southern Railway was notoriously conservative in matters of steam, but if the road had acquired modern Lima superpower, here’s what it might have looked like. On July 29, 1977, we are alongsid... (more)
NKP #765 highballs through Allentown, PA captured at dusk in a zoom pan at 1/8th!>
Must have hit the wrong key....should be 2-8-2.
Sunrise at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel.
NS 957 better known as the "Erie Limited" is seen traveling east on the Ex-Erie Southern Tier mainline at Swain, NY with NKP 765 leading the way. This had been the first time since the 8... (more)