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    SOU #630 to Oneida, TN

    As part of Norfolk Southern Railway's 21st Century Steam program, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's Southern #630 hauled a steam excursion train from Chattanooga to Oneida, TN on a sunny November Sunday. The stout little Consolidation was used by the Southern in regular freight service...
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    SOU #630 to Oneida, TN

    As part of Norfolk Southern Railway's 21st Century Steam program, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's Southern #630 hauled a steam excursion train from Chattanooga to Oneida, TN on a sunny November Sunday. The stout little Consolidation was used by the Southern in regular freight service...
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    SOU #630 to Oneida, TN

    As part of Norfolk Southern Railway's 21st Century Steam program, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's Southern #630 hauled a steam excursion train from Chattanooga to Oneida, TN and back on a sunny November Sunday. The stout little Consolidation was used by the Southern in regular freight...
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    NKP #765 on the Wabash

    Thanks for the comments, Emmitt...I saw you too...followed you a couple of times. I tried to find some 'out-of-the-way' places and stumbled onto one or two that turned out ok. That barn was one of 'em. Mostly I tried to keep out of the way of the herd of cars at every location:eek: I've...
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    NKP #765 on the Wabash

    NKP #765 on the Wabash Cannonball More from Sunday... Rolling through the Indiana farmland. Passing a pumpkin patch just outside of Logansport. Delphi, IN. On Sunday's return trip to Ft. Wayne.
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    NKP #765 on the Wabash

    NKP #765 on the Wabash Cannonball Saturday was cloudy, cool and windy but Sunday dawned sunny and bright...still chilly which caused the hot exhaust to make a stunning smoke plume for the first half of the day. Morning mist and a great smoke plume as the train races west at Homestead Road...
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    NKP #765 on the Wabash

    The Ft. Wayne Railroad Historical Society's Lima 2-8-4 Berkshire #765 recently pulled a "Wabash Cannonball" excursion...a steam-only (no diesel protection loco!) run from Ft. Wayne to Lafayette and back--twice--once Saturday 10/26 and again Sunday 10/27. The excursion ran over the old Wabash...
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    Old Smokey Rides Again

    Thanks for all the comments...April & Ed--yeah, there's NO DOUBT who owns the railroad or the rolling stock when railfanning a Corman line. :D Dunno if RJC is a Sammy Hagar fan, but "the spectrum made a shade (he) like(s)..." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vavZ25wM6W0
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    Old Smokey Rides Again

    RJ Corman recently fired up their Chinese-built 2-10-2 QJ steam locomotive for a run out on the Old Road. Friday July 26th and RJC #2008 ran west (railroad north) to the wye at Christiansburg...just west of Bagdad, KY...where the engine was turned and made the return trip to Lexington after a...
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    Old Smokey Rides Again

    RJ Corman recently fired up their Chinese-built 2-10-2 QJ steam locomotive for a run out on the Old Road. Preparations for the trip began on Thursday 7/25/13 with a run out the Belt Line in Lexington, KY to turn the locomotive on the wye near Louden Avenue. 1) RJC #2008 heads out of Rupp Yard...
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    Kentucky Derby 2013 - VIP Trains

    KY Derby 2013 - VIP Trains Getaway Day! The Sunday following the Kentucky Derby is a highlight for railfans in Central Kentucky...that's the day that all the Derby Special trains leave Louisville to return to their home bases. Even with temperatures hovering around 50 degrees and wind...
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    Kentucky Derby 2013 - VIP Trains

    KY Derby 2013 - VIP Trains Getaway Day! The Sunday following the Kentucky Derby is a highlight for railfans in Central Kentucky...that's the day that all the Derby Special trains leave Louisville to return to their home bases. Even with temperatures hovering around 50 degrees and wind...
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    Kentucky Derby 2013 - VIP Trains

    KY Derby 2013 - VIP Trains Getaway Day! The Sunday following the Kentucky Derby is a highlight for railfans in Central Kentucky...that's the day that all the Derby Special trains leave Louisville to return to their home bases. Even with temperatures hovering around 50 degrees and wind...
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    Kentucky Derby 2013 - VIP Trains

    KY Derby 2013 - VIP Trains Continuing coverage of KY Derby 139 and the special Derby trains. 1) After passing through the community of Bagdad, KY the CSX/Governor's train rolls through the farms and fields of Central Kentucky. 2) Just past Buffalo Crossing, the Derby train encounters a...
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    Kentucky Derby 2013 - VIP Trains

    KY Derby 2013 - VIP Trains Our look at the special trains for the 139th Kentucky Derby continues: 1) On the Friday before the Derby, the CSX train idles in Frankfort, KY on the old F&C RR yard lead as an RJ Corman freight begins its run up W Broadway in the historic downtown area. 2) KY...




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