TVRM 101 is underway as the three car excursion is making it's way eastbound for Grand Junction. For two consecutive weekend in the month of October of 2021 the Tennessee Valley Railroad celebrate... (more)
"Steam return's to the valley!" After a year long absent with heavy maintenance needed Ks-1 Class SR 630 return to revenue service now sporting it's true as delivered look to the Southern Railway.... (more)
A crewmember handles the switch so 630 and 4501 can be positioned for watering.
Southern 630 + Southern 4501 power a chartered freight train at Rossville, Georgia.
SR 630 eases the Missionary Ridge local around the curve just west of the portal of the Whiteside Tunnel in East Chattanooga, just a quarter of a mile from it's name sake shops on the 2:25pm sched... (more)
It's a humid morning here in the Tennessee Valley as you can hear the light rain fall, and the light fog dissipate in the morning dew. You can feel a cool draft blasting out of the west portal of... (more)
SR 630 with the stack capped for the rest of the weekend sits on the TVRM's shop lead waiting for it's day to get serviced by the shop team, and to be reassigned to the next scheduled excursion. W... (more)
After easing back to it's train, both SR 630, and 4501 ends a very successful 100+ mile round trip to Summerville, and back on this super double header Saturday. While both locomotives are coming ... (more)
TVRM's Southern 630 leads its train south for Summerville.
With the cylinder cock wide open on this brisk spring morning the 115 year old Alco built 2-8-0 SR 630 work it's way east out of East Chattanooga on the head of the Missionary Ridge Local bound fo... (more)
After coming around the south leg of the wye, TVRM 100 led by the Alco built 2-8-0 SR 630 is marching westbound at the base of the wye heading for East Chattanooga on it's 12:05 schedule trip.
Top Ten of 2018. Here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from 2018.10. The first steam engines I photographed in 2018 were the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's tw... (more)
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)
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)
SR 630 is now cruising at 25 mph south through Rock Spring, GA on the Chattooga & Chickamauga (CCKY) ex: Central Of Georgia CR&S right of way. The Autumn Leaf Special is about 8+ ra... (more)