4501 heading to Knoxville
Southern 4501 heads back towards Chattanooga with the Summerville Steam Special.
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)
SOU #4501 & #3170 bring a Norfolk Southern excursion train past the N&W era CPL's at Schuleen near Marion,VA.
Southern 4501 rolls past the Chattooga & Chickamauga Railroad depot in Holman yard, which is in Lafayette, Georgia. The train is headed south with the Summerville Steam Special.
While chasing the 4501 from Chattanooga to Summerville, we came across this scene at the Oaken Road crossing. We asked the owners of this beautifully restored truck if we could have permission to... (more)
Southern steam locomotive 4501 has just entered the Missionary Ridge Tunnel.
Southern 4501 crosses the trestle over the South Fork of Powell River in East Stone Gap, Va. on the return portion of its circle excursion from Kingsport to St. Paul via the ex-CRR, St. Paul to No... (more)
Southern 4501 heads south with the Summerville Special.
Southern 4501 rolls south along US Highway 27 as it heads for Summerville.
The crew for the Summerville Steam Special go over slow orders, track conditions and safety issues before they board the train and head south.
Southern steam 4501 exits the Missionary Ridge tunnel with the morning sunrays just reaching the smoke plume.