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  1. NKP 765 Father's Day 2011

    NKP 765 Father's Day 2011

  2. The Special

    The Special

    L&N 152 powering a special run north of New Haven. The normally scheduled train had operated decked out in flags and bunting to commemorate the Gettysburg Address. The late afternoon special put the train in some very nice light. A cab ride earlier and good light later. It was a good day...
  3. The Fireman On The End Of The Shove

    The Fireman On The End Of The Shove

    A longtime valued member of the ALrails Group( www.alrails.com ) and very knowledgeable railroad historian, Robert Duncan, a.k.a. The Fireman, rides the rear of the excursion train at the TVRM in Chattanooga, TN on National Train Day. Robert does a very fine job of "playing" conductor...
  4. NS 4610 Roster Shot

    NS 4610 Roster Shot

    I'm not much into roster shots, but this engine begged me to shoot this photo! The NS 4610 is seen at Grand Junction at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga, TN during the National Train Day festivities on May 7, 2011.
  5. Here's Lookin' At 'Cha

    Here's Lookin' At 'Cha

    The NS (SOU) 4610 is beautiful, even with all its imperfections, as it basks in the early morning sunlight at the TVRM in Chattanooga, TN. Norfolk Southern brought this motor to the National Train Day activities at the TRVM on May 7, 2011. This is a working engine, used almost every day, as...
  6. Beautiful Lineup At The TVRM

    Beautiful Lineup At The TVRM

    Norfolk Southern brought some great equipment to the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga, TN for the National Train Day festivities on May 7, 2011.
  7. Shoving The Wye at Grand Jct.

    Shoving The Wye at Grand Jct.

    The newly restored Southern Railway 630 is seen here shoving its train on the East leg of the wye at Grand Junction Station at the TVRM in Chattanooga, TN on May 7, 2011. The train uses the wye, that fully envelopes the Grand Jct. Station, to turn the train for the return trip to the East...
  8. Showing Its Colors

    Showing Its Colors

    The red interior of the brass bell is stricking against the beautiful black paint of the SOU Rwy. 630 and the lush, green foliage of the surround trees at Grand Junction in Chattanooga, TN. The train was arriving back after its second run to the East Chattanooga Station during National Train day...
  9. Beautiful Train, Friendly Crew!

    Beautiful Train, Friendly Crew!

    The SOU Rwy. 630 arrives back at Grand Junction after its second run of the day for the National Train Day activities at the TRVM in Chattanooga, TN. The train is seen here on the South leg of the wye that turns the train for the return, Eastbound trip to the East Chattanooga station.
  10. Fly Away, Fly Away!!!

    Fly Away, Fly Away!!!

    Notice the bird escapeing the steam thrown into the cool May Chattanooga air by the Southern Rwy. 630 as it arrives at Grand Junction. The train was arriving for the first run of the National Train Day activities at the TVRM.
  11. Steam In The Air

    Steam In The Air

    The light is PERFECT on this early May morning as the Southern Rwy. 630 approaches the wye at Grand Junction at the Tennessee Valley Railway Museum in Chattanooga, TN. The train was arriving around 9:15 AM for the first excusion run that was scheduled at 9:30. What a great start for National...
  12. Steaming Into Grand Junction

    Steaming Into Grand Junction

    The newly refurbished and great looking Southern Railway 630 pulls into Grand Junction Station at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM)in Chattanooga, TN during the National Train Day activities, May 7, 2011.
  13. Indiana Railroad visitor on the NS

    Indiana Railroad visitor on the NS

    An Indiana Railroad SD40-2 leads NS D04 eastbound at MP 214 east of Logansport, IN on the NS Illinois Division.
  14. AMTK 156 Pacific RR Society Tehachapis

    AMTK 156 Pacific RR Society Tehachapis

    Pointless Arrow 156 leads the Pacific Railroad Society Diamond Jubilee special across Caliente Creek in the Tehachapis. The 75th Anniversary train is on the northbound leg of a Los Angeles-Bakersfield-Los Angeles round trip over the weekend of April 2-3.
  15. Allegheny Valley #2008 coming through the tunnel in Glenshaw

    Allegheny Valley #2008 coming through the tunnel in Glenshaw

    Heading south, towards Pittsburgh.
  16. Cold day on the AVRR

    Cold day on the AVRR

    The wind makes it look even colder than it was on this morning run through the snow.
  17. Allegheny Valley #2002 heading north alongside Rt.8 in Glenshaw

    Allegheny Valley #2002 heading north alongside Rt.8 in Glenshaw

  18. Allegheny Valley #2004 cuts through the snow in Glenshaw, PA

    Allegheny Valley #2004 cuts through the snow in Glenshaw, PA

  19. Rarus Railroad # 103

    Rarus Railroad # 103

    RARW #103 EMD GP-7 Built in 1952 for the Butte Anaconda & Pacific now own and working a Co-Op grain elevator in Harlem Montana.
  20. Descending to Denver

    Descending to Denver

    BNSF 4351 East descends towards Denver on the Moffat line.




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