While chasing the 4501 from Chattanooga to Summerville, we came across this scene at the Oaken Road crossing. We asked the owners of this beautifully restored truck if we could have permission to... (more)
After turning the power in Sumerville, SOU 630 leads the excursion back to Chattanooga. This was the first time the 630 and 4501 doubleheaded since 4501 returned to steam.
While chasing the Summerville Steam Special, we stopped at the Oakton Road only to discover an fully restored 1931 Ford truck parked at the crossing. We asked the couple who owned the truck if we... (more)
SOU 2-8-2 Steam Engine #4501 leads Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) Steam Excursion 300 South across the Chattooga River in Trion, GA. On their way to Summerville, GA. Then back to Chattano... (more)
Having just crossed over the Chattooga River bridge, seen in the distance, Southern 4501 accelerates the “Summerville Steam Special” towards its destination on a beautiful March day in northwest G... (more)
Just 5 miles North of Summerville, GA, lies the bridge at Trion, GA.
Southern Railway 630 and 4501 bring the Tennessee Valley Railway Museum's excursion train across the unique bridge at Trion, Georgia as it heads back to Chattanooga.
Many American flags gently sway in the spring wind, paying tribute to our fallen war heroes and looking on as the Southern sisters march towards Summerville.
Southern Railway 2-8-2 #4501 leads southbound TVRM excursion train #300 through the Allgood Street grade crossing in Trion, Georgia on the Chattooga and Chickamauga Railway. The train has just cro... (more)
The return trip of 630-4501 to Chattanooga eases past the Trion Veterans Memorial Park. Perhaps as a salute, the train ended up pausing for a minute, as opposed to a brake issue that had them als... (more)
Southern 630 and 4501 lead the Summerville Passenger Trip across the elevated wooden bridge in Trion, GA on the home stretch into Summerville.
Former Southern Railway stablemates No. 630 and 4501 race through Trion as they approach their destination of Summerville.
Southern 2-8-2 4501 leads an excursion train near Trion, GA
Southern 2-8-2 4501 crossing the Chatooga River in Trion, GA on a cool October day