As the mixture off dogwood, oak, and plane trees start to bloom on this picture prefect spring morning, SR 630 leads the Missionary Ridge local across the South Chickamauga Creek, as the short tr... (more)
Southern Railway GP30 #2594 sits on track 1 at East Chattanooga prior to departing with the Missionary Ridge Local. This locomotive doesn't see service very often since the NC 710 & TAG 80 came ba... (more)
Southern 630 takes a break after pulling the Missionary Ridge Local into Grand Jct, as Southern 4501 prepares to depart for East Chattanooga, with 4 cars.
A large crowd watches the 630 stop its train at the ramp so passengers can deboard and boarding for the 3:35pm local can begin.
Southern 630 making the final approach to Grand Junction with the first Missionary Ridge Local of Railfest 2017.
Southern 630 and 4501 arrive at Grand Junction to officially kick off Railfest 2017 to the excitement of spectators and railfans alike.
TVRM 100 emerge around the curve from the Missionary Ridge as the short train prepare to enter into the East Chattanooga Yard Limits on the first part of it's second schedule 6-mile long round tri... (more)
On a picture prefect afternoon we watch handsome TAG 80 making the shove move on the south leg of the wye at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Grand Jct. The GP38 will get back on the east side leg of... (more)
Southern steam locomotive 4501 has just entered the Missionary Ridge Tunnel.
The 113 year old Ks-1 Class Southern Railway 630 has no issue fitting on the old Central Of Georgia Turntable at the East Chattanooga Shop.
Southern Railway 630 heads toward Grand Junction out of East Chattanooga for the first Missionary Ridge Local trip of the day.
Southern Railway 2-8-2 No. 4501 and GP38-2 No. 5000, the class units for their respective classes of locomotives, meet at Grand Junction as train 100 departs with the 2:25 Missionary Ridge Local.
Sunlight pours into the cab of former Southern Railway 2-8-2 No. 4501 as it emerges from the east portal of the tunnel while pulling the 1:15 Missionary Ridge Local back to Grand Junction.
Looking ahead down the old Southern Rwy Georgia Div main after crossing the Wilcox St. bridge from the cab of TAG 80
The Hogger Seat
Engineer Jack Taylor is looking ahead in the hogger seat of the Tennessee Alabama & Georgia (TAG) 80 as he run the Missionary Ridge Local eastbound back to Grand J... (more)