Local traffic passes over the yard lead to the Cuba Libre Sugar Mill while an Alco built 2-8-0 takes a break from its switching chores.
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)
G 4/5 107 & 108 from RhB head a steam charter from Landquart to Samedan.
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)
Southern 401 charges past the Monticello Railway Museum's Nelson Crossing siding during Railroad Days as passengers disembark the museum's freight train.
Turning for home. During a programmed 75-minute layover in Summerville, GA, TVRM crews begin the work of turning the power for the 50-mile run back to Chattanooga. Unlike many tourist lin... (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)
WMSR 734 prepares for the days work whilst she sits at the coal conveyor in Ridgeley, WV. Who knows when the engine will be back in service at this rate.
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)
Maybe a bit of overfiring to produce smoke for the runby. Lerro Productions photo charter on the Grand Canyon Railway.