Tuesday, November 29, 2011
HiDef: Southern Steam Special - 154 & 630 Knoxville to Alcoa 11/13/11
The year of 2011, seen three former Southern Railway (United States) 2-8-0 Consolidation type steam locomotives return to service.
Southern Railway # 401, made it's debut after many years of restoration at the Monticello Railroad Museum in Illinois.
Southern Railway # 154, returned to service and pulls passenger excursions on "The Three Rivers Rambler" tourist railroad in Knoxville Tennesee. This locomotive wich was built in the 1890's, spent many years on static display in a city park.
Southern Railway # 630, was returned to service in 2011, at the Tennesee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga Tennesee.
Southern Railway engines # 630 and # 154, are viewed in this video, pulling an excursion steam special in November of 2011.