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Locomotive 630 on Main Line at Niota, Tennessee (editor's title)

Norfolk Southern operated a preconference excursion trip for the Lexington Group in Transportation History from Chattanooga to Knoxville. Here, locomotive 630 steams through Niota, Tennessee. The Niota Depot (hidden behind the train) was constructed in 1854 as part of the East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad and is part of the earliest development of railroads in Tennessee.
Alternate Title Locomotives 4501, 630: 21
Source John Gruber
Coverage Spatial, Niota, Tennessee; Temporal, November 8, 2011
Rights John Gruber
Date Created 2011-11-08
Resource Type
Extent 35 mm
Depicted Railroad
Location Niota, Tennessee
Creator Description John Gruber is a founder of the Center for Railroad Photography & Art and editor of its journal, Railroad Heritage. He has been a free-lance railroad photographer since 1960. He received awards from the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society in 1994 for lifetime achievement in photography and in 2010 for an article. He is author of Classic Steam: Timeless Photographs of North America Steam Railroading (2009) and co-author of four books. He photographed both the 1966 and 2011 events.
Collection John Gruber Collection
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