The eastbound YV road train slowly rolls through the farmland surrounding the Yadkin River as a farmer works a field in his John Deer.
A static S&A Geep looks on from her resting place while the museum's pristine little tank engine puts on a smoke show running back and forth on the museum tracks.
Departing downtown Elkin eastbound, where the Elkin & Allegheny once left the Southern and travel through the hills towards the VA state line.
As they pass over Big Elkin Creek, the crew of YV02 hands off their car listing to the YV01 crew on the ground who will soon take over this consist for its continued trip east to Winston-Salem.
Almost at the end of their day, the YV02 crew passes the 1880 depot (now home to a small museum) a few miles from their destination of the NS Winston-Salem yard. Rural hall was once a junction bet... (more)
YV01 the Elkin switcher's 2 units have just returned from spending all morning switching the busy industries about 10 miles west of here at Roaring River. With the train dropped just west of town ... (more)
The GA State RR Museum's little tank engine finishes its "trip" down the couple hundred yards of track on the western perimeter of the former Central of Georgia RR shops.
The GA State RR Museum's 1913 tank engine steams onto the turntable to start a day of shuttle passengers back and forth on the museums couple hundred yards of track. What remains of the Central of... (more)
The eastbound YV road train rolls past a recent derailment sight where a covered hopper waits to be rescued.
On a beautiful spring day, the YV road train returns to Winston-Salem after picking up the consist from YV01 in Elkin.
LCV 126 backs into the south end of the Spencer complex with the roundhouse and massive backshop in the background.
A Tuscan red Geep races along with a hot N&W passenger train...at 10MPH on the museum's short train ride.
With the motto, "have engine will travel," the father and son Gramling team have brought steam to thousands over the past decade. For the next month, their LVC 0-6-0 will be residing at ... (more)
This is the current state of the fast moving Fire Up 611 campaign. The superheater unit is back in and the boiler has passed its hydrostatic test. As evidenced in this shot, clearly the Southern r... (more)
630 races through Rural Retreat on her way from Bristol to Radford.