Southern 4501 and N&W's 611 and 1218 team up to put on a spectacular show before departing Chattanooga during the NS 25 years Steam Celebration.
SR #4501 leads a Missionary Ridge Local train across Tunnel Blvd in Chattanooga. The bridge was constructed for TVRM's use in 1977.
The sun peaks over the horizon and illuminates the side rods as Southern Railway 4501 backs down to her train, for one of the final runs of her inaugural season. She made a beautiful site simmerin... (more)
Southern Railroad Hostler takes care of the 4501 before it's next run.
Finally, on the third excursion of the weekend, the steamer is blessed with clear skies as it approaches Abingdon in route to Radford.
A special train for the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors executes a photo runby near Chickamauga Battlefield in northwest Georgia on Wednesday, June 17, 2015.
The final "Summerville Steam Special" rolls through South Chattanooga nearing the Georgia State Line in Rossville. This finale trip finds SR #4501 teamed up with SR #630 in a grand disp... (more)
The Summerville Steam Special doubleheader pulling to a stop behind the Oakwood Baptist Church where the passengers were treated to a photo runby. The train was sold out and everyone was treated t... (more)
The Summerville Steam Special doubleheader passes under the Martha Berry Highway US 27 on the edge of the Chickmauga National Battlefield Park.
TVRM's "Summerville Steam Special" rolls southward through Georgia. Famed Southern #4501 has been reactivated after a sixteen year semi-retirement.
Haybales, Pumpkins and Autumn Leaves – Tennessee Valley’s Summerville Steam Special arrives at Summerville, GA on a more Indian Summer day than that of late October. Southern 4501 pulled the 9 ca... (more)
Steam train in the rain!
Through the somewhat colorful fall foliage near Trion, GA
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.