SR 4501 regain it's footing on wet rails as it bring the nine car Autumn Leaf Special. up to the summit of Missionary Ridge through the now dying kudzu valley of Fairview, GA on it's... (more)
Ks-1 Class SR 630 struts it's stuff as it leads SR 4501, and a nine car consist full of passenger up the summit of Missionary Ridge grade in the rural community of Fair... (more)
All of us were expecting 4501 to be the sole power for Saturday's Summerville excursion, but to our surprise, an unscheduled doubleheader happened.
Day 2 of the steam excursion we catch the double header coming through Fairview, GA just outside of the Chickamauga Battlefield. The sky was somewhat cleared but the smell of hickory fills the air... (more)
The Autumn Leaf Special crosses over Lytle Rd crossing in Fairview, GA just outside of the Chickamauga Battlefield. The train is heading to Chickamauga, GA the next town on this route where they'r... (more)
On the 3rd Annual Autumn Leaf Special double header, the 112 year old Ks-1 Class Southern Rwy 630 is doing the honor leading the Autumn Leaf Special with the Southern 4501 trailing on the former C... (more)
The Southern 4501 along with the 630 rolls southbound through Fairview, GA. along Lytle Rd. as the "ratpack" of railfans faithfully follows along.
Emerging from the shadow of the fall like pines TVRM 300 with the Southern 4501 at the lead shows a display of smoke and a loud stack talk, as the double header take on the the unforgiving grade o... (more)
TVRM Autumn Leaf Special Doubleheader with Southern 4501 & 630 southbound for Summerville Ga just north of Chickamauga Ga
A southbound Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Autumn Leaf excursion southbound to Summerville Ga
One of Tennessee Valley Railroad Museums annual Autumn Leaf Specials to Summerville Ga southbound near Chickamauga Ga.
630 leads one of this year’s annual TVRM fall leaf trips from Chattanooga, TN to Summerville, GA. Note the leaves being blasted skyward by the engine’s exhaust as it works uphill.
Northbound at Fairview.
SERM's GP30 leads a TVRM Chickamauga Turn back to Chattanooga.
The 610 leads a TVRM excursion back to Chattanooga from Summerville on the former Central of Georgia C-line.