Onlookers study the beautifully restored Southern mikado while boarding begins for the first Summerville Steam Special excursion for the year.
A few of the TVRM crew members for the first Summerville Steam Special of 2018 gather for a job briefing before the all day ramble through Georgia.
At the end of a super double header weekend, the power of TVRM 300 Autumn Leaf Special which consist of SR 630, and SR 4501 slowly marches their was east off the wye getting ready t... (more)
Sun at last!! My time's up. I really have to leave after this shot. I have an early morning flight the following day out of Atlanta, and a solid 2 hr. drive to make my hotel near the airp... (more)
Approaching Rock Spring. After an entire weekend of clouds and rain, my time photographing the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's Summerville Special is getting short. The train is northb... (more)
The fireman on the Southern 4501 is busy keeping the engine running well as the train heads back to Chattanooga with the Summerville Steam Special.
Trion northbound. A steady, wind-blown rain streams off the two glossy black Southern Railway Locomotives as the TVRM's Summerville Special heads back north, across the bridge over the Chat... (more)
Arriving at Summerville Station. At just over 50 miles each way, the round trip from the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's depot in Chattanooga to the little station in Summerville, GA is ... (more)
Crossing the Chattooga. Southern Railway Locomotives #630 and 4501 bring their Summerville Special passenger train across the Chattooga River in the town of Trion, GA. This rather interest... (more)
Southbound at Rock Spring. Perhaps the most iconic shot of the Chattooga & Chickamauga line that is used by the TVRM Summerville Specials is this image of a steam engine passing the little ... (more)
Passing Peerless Mills. It's Sunday morning, and the traffic is light on the normally busy McFarland Avenue in Rossville, GA, as TVRM's Summerville Doubleheader passes through the wide, ung... (more)
A brief pause in the rain. A soaking rain lets up just long enough to let me get out of my car and shoot one of the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's Summerville Doubleheaders, with SOU 63... (more)
A better day to ride than chase. There are some days when I think I should probably have my head examined for flying all the way from Boston to Atlanta to chase a train. This happened to ... (more)
Southern 4501 opens the throttle as it departs Summerville in a thunderstorm.
Charging through Rossville. Southern Railway Locomotives 630 and 4501 doublehead on one of the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's Summerville Specials as they pass through Rossville, GA on ... (more)