Southern Railway veteran #630 handles the TVRM's Missionary Ridge Local one beautiful April afternoon, steaming through the lush spring landscapes of suburban Chattanooga.
TVRM's recently restored TAG GP38 leads a Missionary Ridge Local excursion away from Grand Junction station, as NC&StL GP7 710 reposes on the yard lead in the background. The 710 had been used on ... (more)
The day is done, and its time to build a bank in the fire and put #4501 to bed.
Stomping up the tough grade into East Chattanooga, #4501 is almost done with its roundtrip to Summerville. The trip would arrive back at Grand Junction almost 45min ahead of the advertised return ... (more)
BNSF 9784 rolls past the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum pulling empty coal cars back west.
The classic profiles of these two units that once served together on the Southern Railway are unmistakable, and as newly-restored and newly-donated units (respectively), they will be quite the app... (more)
Freshly restored Tennessee Alabama & Georgia Railway GP38 No. 80 shows off its simple but classy TAG logo and text reading "John A. Chambliss" on both sides of the cab. Mr. Chambliss was... (more)
Tennessee Alabama & Georgia Railway GP38 No. 80, built in February of 1968 and freshly restored, rests at the front of TVRM's property, ready to be shown off to Railfest visitors first thing the n... (more)
Restored and recently donated Southern Railway SD40 No. 3170 is accompanied by TAG GP38 No. 80 at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum on the night before Railfest 2016.
TVRM Railfest 2016
As part of the TVRM's Railfest celebration, recently restored TAG GP38 No. 80 was dedicated and on display at the Grand Junction yard. Here we see a close up of the "John A. Chambliss."
630 pulls into Grand Junction with the 12:05 Missionary Ride Local while the '01 waits on the wye to take over during the museum's Railfest celebration.
630 simmers at East Chattanooga between runs.
Southern 630 rests alongside her train on a warm Tennessee evening.
Tennessee Alabama & Georgia Railway number 80 was the first high-hood GP38 built by EMD, completed in February 1968. After the "TAG" was acquired by Southern Railway, No. 80 became SOU 2879 and l... (more)