SR Maunsell Q-class #30541, restored in BR appearance, has double headed up from Sheffield Park on the head end of the 0910 train with #847 and is breaking away to stay in Horsted Keynes to pull B... (more)
I suppose if there is any way for an American to feel "at home" with UK steam, it's with the Southern! Bluebell tends to face their locomotives boiler north as the grade is a gradual 2%... (more)
A different breed of Southern steam than I'm used to....and in a trainspotter's dream community with homes lining either side of the tunnel. On this day, the wind was blowing to the northwest and ... (more)
A different breed of Southern steam than I'm used to....
A week of splendid weather and steam locomotives running in regular service in Southeast England....worth the effort of a long flight. This S15-class was built in 1936.
Southern Railway veteran #630 handles the TVRM's Missionary Ridge Local one beautiful April afternoon, steaming through the lush spring landscapes of suburban Chattanooga.
A Southern Railway whistle sign stands at a tilt waiting for another train that will never come to blow by it on the SB line.
Surely, one of the ugliest loco types! Q1 No C1 is an austerity 0-6-0 built during WW2 by the Southern Railway. It is seen here in the National Railway Museum in York, England. In 1948 it became B... (more)
A final look at ex; Norfolk Southern Corp 5000 in it's thoroughbred paint scheme. In time this GP38-2 will be painted back in it famous Southern Railway Tuxedo Black Paint scheme. SOU 5000 is own ... (more)
Southern 4501 causes quite a scene as she prances through Noble, GA with a TVRM "Summerville Steam Special" in tow. The train is headed south from Chattanooga to Summerville, GA over for... (more)
Several cab units soak up the afternoon sunlight as volunteers discuss the next equipment movements as they set up for the evening's night displays.
The first of twenty TVRM "Summerville Steam Specials" scheduled for 2017 works uphill through Rossville with Southern 4501 in command. The train is headed south from Chattanooga to Summe... (more)
SOU 2-8-2 Steam Engine #4501 leads Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) Steam Excursion 300 South across the Chattooga River in Trion, GA. On their way to Summerville, GA. Then back to Chattano... (more)
Lots of differences between then and now, as this Southern Railway manifest heads south out of Potomac Yard.
Gone and Forgotten
Sitting quietly deep in the Cumberland Hollars lost in time is this vintage ex: Reading Railroad ALCO RS-3 now in the faded Southern Green, and White, and two p... (more)