Well maybe there are some people out there who haven't seen one of these respendent if YN whatever-it-is. Right. NB empties.
On another SB coal train, fairly plentiful in those days.
A northbound empty unit train coils through the "Narrows" north of Morley, TN and near Jellico. Just north of this point a southbound troop train behind L-1 Mountain 418 jumped the track... (more)
She's back! Southern's Queen of Steam #4501 pauses for her close up as she returns to service hauling passengers during Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's Railfest 2014. A true classic!
Southern Face-Off Southern Railway #'s 630 and 4501 are readied for the day of railfest excursions.
The final touches are applied to newly restored Mikado #4501 late in the night of September 5th, 2014
Lots of new things here. New main. New siding for the propane distributor. New Komatsu excavators from the Chattanooga plant. Top it all off with a smoke show from an ex-Conrail SD60M and you'v... (more)
Southern Railway #4501 coasts out of Missionary Ridge Tunnel on the final stretch into East Chattanooga.
Southern Sisters TVRM's two operable Southern steamers make for a beautiful sight as they stand side-by-side at Railfest. Yes 4501 is black.. where else can you find two operable ste... (more)
Southern Railway #4501 departs Grand Junction with the first Missionary Ridge Local of the day while passing her Southern successor, FP7 #6133.
4501 leads a double header across Chickamauga Creek.
Southern fan trip queen 4501 was reloading its passengers after a photo run-by on Triprell, TN. This was a Knoxville to Middleboro, KY round trip.
Seeing double? An amazing 1/12 live steam #4501 is seen with the inspiration in the background. The owner/operator brought "little 4501" from Nebraska for Railfest 2014.
Southern Railway 4501, running for the first time in 16 years, stops at Grand Junction at TVRM to unload passengers. She will be removed from the train, run around the wye, and be ready to pull a... (more)
Southern #4501 joined the TVRM excursion fleet during Railfest 2014, seen here posed with 2-8-0 #630.