On the ex-NKP bridge over the Cuyahoga River. A Roger Puta photograph
While the diesels runaround the train for the trip back to Emory Gap the 4501 takes water and gets some servicing.
As the Southern Railway’s steam program grew, the road looked for larger locomotives to haul longer excursion trains. During 1979 and 1980, the Southern leased ex-Canadian Pacific Royal Hudson 283... (more)
Dave Vannes,Bill Stauss and myself rode the first trip then paced the second on our way back to Wisconsin. The Southern ran the 4501 from Chattanooga to Emory Gap alone then at the Gap placed two ... (more)
Alexandria Action – A fantrip lead by Southern’s 2-10-4 number 610 has unloaded its passengers after completing an Alexandria – Charlottesville round trip, and is backing away from the station. Th... (more)
We're stopped at Cooney on the Old Milwaukee Circus Train en-route from Madison,WI.to Milwaukee. The crowds were thick on the double track main-line of the Milwaukee Road. Built in 1911 by Baldwin... (more)
We're stopped just east of Duplainville Tower( visible on the far right) with the Old Milwaukee Days Circus Train as Southern's Bill Purdie with hands on hips peers under the 4501's cab. To the ri... (more)
Well into her voyage to Corning,NY #765 blows through Cameron,NY at the route 119 crossing.
Norfolk and Western Class J #611 leads an excursion east through The Plains, Virginia.
The Southern Railway welcomed Texas and Pacific #610 into it's steam program after the 2-10-4 was rebuilt and did a brief stint pulling the American Freedom Train in 1976. Here the locomotive is... (more)
The 1218 is turning its train after an excursion to Fremont, Ohio.
The 1218 is westbound on the last leg of a circle trip from Roanoke north along the Shenandoah Valley line, east on the old C&O James River line to Lynchburg, and back to Roanoke.
Re-railing the 4501 at Butler.