On a perfect Spring afternoon deep in the Appalachian Mountains, Southern 630 storms uphill shortly after departing Devon, WV on its return trip to Grundy.
Southern 630 rolls through southern Kentucky as it heads up the Buchanan Branch with the last round trip excursion of the weekend.
Southern 630 rolls through Hurley, VA on its way to Devon, WV in the late afternoon.
The Tri-County Mountaineer steams its last trip through rural Kentucky. In seconds, the train will re-enter Virginia completing a three state journey that included West Virginia. Thanks NS and TVR... (more)
The Tri-County Mountaineer steam special exits Devon Tunnel for the return trip to Grundy VA. With a portal date of 1930, the tunnel serves as a vital connection for the Buchanan Branch to the Pok... (more)
Southern 630 passes a set of N&W position lights at the west end of Dismal Yard.
Southern Railway #630 is back up to speed after the crawl through Weller Yard, passing over one of the many bridges on the Buchanan Branch on her way back to Grundy to end the morning's excursion.
Southern Railway #630 heads into West Virginia at Devon, ending its westward trek on the afternoon run. The train will turn on the two WYE tracks and the Pokey mainline before heading back east th... (more)
SOU 630 crossed Woodman Creek Rd and the Knox Creek just south of Ought-One.
SOU 630 puts on a show by the Virginia Lee signals just yards from entering Raitt Tunnel.
Southern 630 passes the NKP bracket at Virginia Lee at the east end of Raitt Tunnel.
Southern 630 charging into the west end of Raitt Tunnel.
After clearing the Thomas Wye, Southern 630 blasts uphill past the NKP brackets at Lynn Camp with the morning trip to Devon, WV.
Southern 630 heads back down the Buchman Branch with the return trip to Grundy as a few chasers get the shot at street level.