Turning for home. During a programmed 75-minute layover in Summerville, GA, TVRM crews begin the work of turning the power for the 50-mile run back to Chattanooga. Unlike many tourist lin... (more)
Arriving at Summerville Station. At just over 50 miles each way, the round trip from the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's depot in Chattanooga to the little station in Summerville, GA is ... (more)
Southern 4501 opens the throttle as it departs Summerville in a thunderstorm.
Southern Railway 630 arriving with the Summerville Steam Special. This was the first time the 630 had pulled the trip by itself since 2013.
A Tennessee Valley museum steam doubleheader with famous 630 and 4501 passes slowly by a local man rocking on his historic old country home porch paying little attention to the unusual show a few ... (more)
TVRM's doubleheader pulls into the station at Summerville under a hazy sky from wildfires all over north Georgia.
TVRM 300 slowly coming into Summerville, GA with SOU 630 leading the SOU 4501 on a double header from Chattanooga. Both locomotives will be turned here on the turntable and will proceed back to Ch... (more)
Southern Railway 2-8-2 #4501 leads southbound TVRM excursion train #300 through the Lake Wanda Rieta Road grade crossing in Summerville, Georgia on the Chattooga and Chickamauga Railway. This loca... (more)
4501 has pulled down as 630 spins the turntable. While both have received considerable coverage the past few years, it's still remarkable to behold both in service.
Southern Railway #630 steps onto the turn table at Summerville
4501 pulls into Summerville to offload its passengers, take a spin on the turntable and head back north after servicing.
Southern 4501 takes a spin on the 2002 turntable at Summerville as a large crowd gathers. Soon, 4501 will be put on the rear of her train to make the return trip to Chattanooga.
Southern 2-8-2 4501 in Summerville, GA on a cool October day