Finally, on the third excursion of the weekend, the steamer is blessed with clear skies as it approaches Abingdon in route to Radford.
Southern Mikado 4501 puts on great show as it ducks under the Mary Street Bridge in Bristol, Virginia.
Southern 4501 westbound on a roundtrip Bristol Va to Bulls Gap Tn excursion
Southern 4501 backs up the south leg of the Bull's Gap wye. At the Bull's Gap yard, 4501 will be serviced for the return trip to Bristol.
Southern 4501 crosses the Holston River on her way to Bulls Gap.
TVRM's Southern Railway 2-8-2 #4501 and NS SD40 #3170 lead the first of the weekend's Norfolk Southern 21st Century Steam Program passenger excursions "The Radford Rambler" by the former... (more)
The Southern 4501 rounds the bend outside of Marion Virginia on the first day of the Radford Rambler excursions.
TVRM's Southern Railway 2-8-2 #4501 and NS SD40 #3170 lead a deadhead ferry move across Tennessee toward Bristol to prepare for a weekend of Norfolk Southern's 21st Century Steam Program passenger... (more)
Splitting the former N&W CPL's at Washington, Southern 4501 puts on a decent show for the crowd of railfans just west of Glade Springs on the Pulaski District.
Curving upgrade between the classic Wytheville CPL's, Southern 4501 steams eastbound on the former N&W on day one of the Radford Rambler.
In a classic steam era scene, Southern 4501 works around the former N&W Passenger Depot in downtown Marion, Virignia on the first day of the Radford Rambler.
After stopping just east of downtown Glade Springs, Virginia, Southern 4501 puts on a magnificent show as it works under the classic N&W CPL's on the east end of the siding.
On a gloomy and rainy morning, Southern 4501 leads her first mainline excursion in nearly 20 years as she rolls through the dip at CP Washington
Southern 4501 brings a near 20 car train up grade as it passes the N&W CPL at CP Stones Mill in Wytheville, VA
After a lengthy stop on single track, NS 956 gets back underway at Glade Springs with Southern 4501 roaring the train up the small grade