Southern 4501 passes the tree next to Oakwood Baptist Church near Chickamauga on her way to Summerville, Georgia. Photo By Elliott Hool.
It's a pleasant autumn morning in Chattanooga, TN as the TVRM crew prep for the final trip to Summerville, GA and return behind Southern Railway 2-8-2 #4501.
Southern Railway 4501 leads the Summerville Steam special through Rossville, Ga
Southern Railway 4501 leads the Summerville Steam special through Rock Spring, Ga
Steaming through the community of Noble, Southern 4501 blow’s for Reed RD as it leads the Summerville Steam Special south to LaFayette, Georgia
The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum "Summerville Steam Special" enters the city limits of Summerville, GA with the pride of the old Southern Railway, Baldwin 2-8-2 no. 4501 pulling the ... (more)
Southern Railway 4501 rolls onto the turntable in Summerville, Georgia getting ready for the return trip to Chattanooga, Tennessee with the Summerville Daylight
Departing from Chattanooga, Southern 4501 leads the Summerville Steam Special around the corner at Stephens Street heading south towards Rossville, Georgia
Rikki Durden, who is a qualified Engineer, Fireman, and Conductor on the Tennessee Valley Scenic Railroad in Chattanooga, Tennessee, checks the fire in Southern 4501. She is also a qualified mecha... (more)
Southern 4501 leading a Summerville Steam Special in Rock Spring
Southern 4501 heads across the South Chickamauga River to begin the day of running guest out and back to the Tennessee Valley Museum
The 4501 leads train 100 across South Chickamauga Creek heading towards Grand Junction after coming back from East Chattanooga with the 9:30am run
Southern 4501 begins to pull the TVRM Missionary Ridge special as BNSF 9973 and BNSF 8511 push hard on a loaded eastbound coal train.
Southern 4501 waits at the depot while passengers board the train for the tip through the Missionary Tunnel and down to the TVRM Soule Shop.