A Tennessee Valley museum steam doubleheader with famous 630 and 4501 begins drifting down grade past an old Georgia farmhouse with a faded tire advertisement barely visible on the siding of the w... (more)
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)
Southern 5000 sits over drained water. The color comes from boron added to the water to adjust the pH.
All of us were expecting 4501 to be the sole power for Saturday's Summerville excursion, but to our surprise, an unscheduled doubleheader happened.
TAG 80 makes its firs run off of museum property since being restored by TVRM. Train is en-route to Chickamauga GA and will return several hours later.
Whistle blowing mightily, the Summerville Steam Special heads south through and across numerous streets on its way to the Georgia border.
Southern Railway 4501 charges up the hill near Rossville, Ga on a perfect late winter morning.
And the chase is on. The Summerville Doubleheader rockets South, blasting through the Missionary Ridge Tunnel to begin his 50 mile journey South towards Summerville, GA.
Just 5 miles North of Summerville, GA, lies the bridge at Trion, GA.
With the sun quickly setting, and a train full of passengers to return home, the Summerville Steam Special rockets North through LaFeyette, GA.
TVRM Railfest 2016
SOU 4501 waits for 630 to bring the train into Grand Station before coupling up and taking people back down to the shops.