Just a handful of days after Memorial Day, Southern 630 and 4501 bring TVRM 300 down the Belt Line and by the Chattanooga National Cemetery after a successful trip to Summerville, GA and back
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.
Many fans could be seen attempting to pace the mighty Southern steam duo throughout the year's first trip of the Summerville Steam Special. Here, 630 and 4501 ease through the backwoods of ... (more)
The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's Summerville Steam Special, pulled by Southern Railway engines 630 and 4501, is seen passing the old Peerless Woolen Mills factory in downtown Rossvill... (more)
TVRM crews prep Southern Railway Mikado 4501 and Consolidation 630 for the day's double header round trip to Summerville, Georgia.
This is an eastbound inspection train at the Birmingham Bolt crossing in Duffield, VA in June 1976. I was in my second full year of employment at LENOWISCO, and this was a work day. But, I asked ... (more)
This is an eastbound inspection train at the Birmingham Bolt crossing in Duffield, VA in June 1976. I was in my second full year of employment at LENOWISCO, and this was a work day. But, I asked S... (more)
As the evening sun drops lower in the sky behind the mountains, an eastbound Southern Railway inspection train carrying the company's board of directors throttles up as it passes the Central Drive... (more)
TVRM's SOU 630 heads south for Oneida, TN with a NS excursion on the famed Rathole.
Train 17, the Birmingham Special. A Roger Puta Photograph
A Roger Puta Photograph
A view not many see, the turntable was locked in place, looking from under the turntable up at the Southern family.
The pressure valve on its steam boiler just popped. A Roger Puta Photograph
The newly restored Southern Railway Big John rolls out of Spencer yard behind 3170 and 2601.