Southern 2-8-0 630 passes by 4501 during Railfest at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum.
A newly restored Southern Lady, 2-8-2 #4501 debuted at TVRM's Railfest weekend in Chattanooga,TN.
Southern 2-8-2 #4501 crosses Chickamauga Creek with another load of Missionary Ridge Local riders. This was 4501's debut since restoration. Taken during TVRM's annual Railfest.
Prior to pulling its first excursion run after an extensive rebuild, there was a brief dedication ceremony held at Grand Junction for Southern Railway #4501. Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Pres... (more)
After a day of excursions during Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's annual Railfest, Southern 2-8-2 #4501 and 2-8-0 #630 doubleheaded on their final run to East Chattanooga. Shortly after departi... (more)
Returning from its first "revenue run" under steam in 16 years, Southern Railway mike 4501 puts on a show as it crosses Chickamauga Creek just west of the Grand Junction station and wye. Thanks to... (more)
Making an grand entrance giving us a display is black smoke, and cinders Southern 4501 finish up its first round trip on the Missionary Ridge local. Once the train the to the depot sister unit Sou... (more)
Closing out the initial day of Railfest 2014, newly restored #4501 doubleheads a deadhead run to East Chattanooga with #630. Thus ends the first day of public operation for #4501 since 1998.
It has been 16 years since the face of Southern Railway Steam, ran the high iron pulling railfans alike throughout the Southern Railway and Norfolk Southern System for nearly 48 years. Today South... (more)
Southern 2-8-0 #630 and 2-8-2 #4501 simmers side by side in the sunset at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's Soule Shops in Chattanooga, TN, the evening prior to TVRM's "Railfest". Pho... (more)
4501 backs out of the Soule Shops Thursday night.
Soaking up the sun on a warm Labor day afternoon we see a pair MP15DC tied down at the former Central Of Georgia Shipps Yard.
Southern Railway 4501 returned to life today, as sister 630 looks on.
170 passes through the signals at Hodges in route to a crew change at Sevier yard in Knoxville, TN.
A beautiful late afternoon greets eastbound 162 as it passes through the sweeping curve on the east end of Del Rio, TN in late afternoon light.