Onlookers study the beautifully restored Southern mikado while boarding begins for the first Summerville Steam Special excursion for the year.
A few of the TVRM crew members for the first Summerville Steam Special of 2018 gather for a job briefing before the all day ramble through Georgia.
TVRM's first Summerville Steam Special for 2017 behind the 4501 sounds through historic Lafayette on a beautiful spring morning.
The first Summerville Steam Special of 2017 exits the west end of the Missionary Ridge Tunnel on a cool March morning.
Southern Railway mikado No. 4501 sounds for the crossing at likely the most photographed location along the C&C's former Central of Georgia route.
Former Southern Railway stablemates No. 630 and 4501 race through Trion as they approach their destination of Summerville.
The Peerless Woolen Mills factory, built in 1905, stands tall as the Summerville Steam Special doubleheader makes its way through northwest Georgia.
For the final weekend of the TVRM's annual Summerville Steam Special trips, a doubleheader ran with former Southern Railway locomotives No. 630 and 4501. Here, the train exits the 986-foot long Mi... (more)
Steam in Summerville: An annual tradition throughout the month of October, one of Tennessee Valley Railroad Summerville Steam Special trips arrives at its namesake city in northwest Georgia... (more)
The Summerville Steam Special glides over the Cane Creek trestle south of LaFayette as the excursion closes in on the its destination.
Southern Railway #4501 passes Genesee and Wyoming's office and homemade semaphore signal at LaFayette. A nice crowd was on hand to witness the 1911 mikado pull the last Saturday in October trip.
Southern Railway #4501 rolls through a spacious field south of Rock Spring along Highway 27.
Two years and five days removed from my first encounter with the Summerville Steam trip, a different Southern Railway locomotive leads the autumn leaf trip past the fan favorite location in the to... (more)
The famed Southern Railway mikado winds through the Chickamauga National Battlefield on a cool October morning. Chasers can be seen at the rear of the train in pursuit of the fall color excursion.
Recently restored Southern Railway mikado #4501 leads the Summerville Steam Special past the historic mill in downtown Rossville, Georgia.