Performing a photo runby as part of the Steam Returns 1977 Excursion.
Mikado #4501 nears the end of its second weekend trip as it approaches its final destination.
After unloading passengers, Master Mechanic Bill Purdie looks for the conductor's signal to move the train.
After passing the Sequatchie Concrete Facility, the star of the show SR 4501 is easing south down the main track heading for it's destination in Summerville, GA. Fortunately the weather was in our... (more)
After coming around the curve at Clifton Hills, the SR 4501 lead a 10 car train down the NS Controlled Central Of Georgia CR&S right of way heading for Summerville, GA. 4501 participating in a ser... (more)
Southern 4501 leads TVRM's 10 car Summerville Steam Special south on a crisp autumn day.
At the end of a warm October day, SR 4501 is heading west back to the East Chattanooga Shop completing another super Saturday pulling the Autumn Leaf Special 100+ rail-miles journey to Summerville... (more)
Engineer Travis Gordon is handling the 117 year old Ms-Class 2-8-2 SR 4501, like it was a walk in the park, as the train is heading westbound back to the Grand Junction Depot. SR 4501 is getting a... (more)
As the summer rain eases, the 117 year old Mikado SR 4501 leads TVRM 100 Missionary Ridge Local across the South Chickamauge Creek on heading the 2:30 Schedule train west for East Chattanooga. The... (more)
Shrouded in thick autumn fog, SR 4501 struts it's stuff as it leads the nine car Autumn Leaf Special. south on the ex: Central Of Georgia CR&S right of way through the Clifton Hills ... (more)
SR 4501 regain it's footing on wet rails as it bring the nine car Autumn Leaf Special. up to the summit of Missionary Ridge through the now dying kudzu valley of Fairview, GA on it's... (more)
After crossing over Lytle road for the final time, the engine crack open the throttle and the SR 4501 pick up the pace through Long Hollow on the old Central Of Georgia CR&S main.
The fog begins to thicken as the Autumn Leaf Special. continue it's trek to Summerville, GA . We're on the outskirts of the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park.
Steam & Fog
Shrouded in fog, the famous SR 4501 pick up the pace as it's leads a nine car consist on the north side of Missionary Ridge as the excursion head south for Summervil... (more)
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.