Headed up by the recently restored Clinchfield 800 and ex-L&N/Seaboard System GP30 1030 (both of which are on loan from the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum), an Orlando & Northwestern ‘Golden T... (more)
Clinchfield's first diesel, 800, a F3 rebuilt to F7 specs, leads the 75th annual Santa Train down her home rails through the winding curves at Sun, VA.
In the early morning sunlight, the northbound deadhead run of the 75th Annual Santa Train rolls through the community of Fort Blackmore along the former Clinchfield Railroad main line. The deadhea... (more)
Top Ten of 2017. With 2017 in the books, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from the past year.6. Our spur-of-the-moment trip this year was a jaunt to coal cou... (more)
Orlando Northwestern's Golden Triangle Service arrives at Mt Dora, with the CR800 in charge. Word is this motor will be around a while, enjoying a winter in Florida.
Clinchfield F7A #800 passes the iconic Clinchfield signals at Ft. Blackmore in a scene that could pass as the 50's.
The "Polar Express" has just magically popped back to Florida from the "North Pole" heading back to Tavares.
Polar Express trains have been massively popular with departures from the Tavares depot for the "North Pole"
The "Polar Express" pulls from the depot after picking up cast members and heads for a staging area just south of town, then the train "arrives" as patrons get to the station.
Christmas, Florida Style....On Christmas Eve, the "Polar Express" arrives in Tavares. Famed CRR 800 is reportedly going to hang out for a while after the holidays much to the delight of local fans... (more)
Clinchfield 800 and the 75th Santa Train exits Tunnel 29 on its way to the next stop in Kermit.
The photo line is in place in the parking lot of Riverside Grocery as Clinchfield 800 leads the 75th Santa Train across the deck plate bridge.
People of all ages gather to take pictures of the 75th Anniversary Santa Train in St. Paul.
CRR 800 crosses the old Key Hole overpass on the Clinchfield Route with the 75th annual Santa Train sponsored by CSX, City of Kingsport, and Food City.
A flock of photographers gather to the right of Hughes Branch tunnel as the Santa Train blasts out of the 101 year old tunnel.