RailPictures.Net Photo: SOU 630 Southern Railway Steam 2-8-0 at Summerville, Georgia by Kevin Madore
  Login Sign Up 

Photo Location Map Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo

View Larger Map
Southern Railway (more..)
Steam 2-8-0 (more..)
Summerville Station (more..)
Summerville, Georgia, USA (more..)
October 29, 2017
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
SOU 630 (more..)
TVRM 300 (more..)
Kevin Madore (more..)
Contact Photographer Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
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 one of the nation's longest regularly scheduled steam excursions. The train leaves Chattanooga around 9 AM and doesn't get into Summerville until almost 1 PM. By that time, the passengers are ready to hop off and stretch their legs. Fortunately, there's plenty to do during the 75-minute scheduled layover. Passengers can watch the turning and servicing of the locomotives in the yard, or they can head off into town to look for lunch or do some shopping. The return trip to Chattanooga doesn't get back until roughly 6PM, so it's an all-day trip. Fortunately, it's an all-day trip that's available once or twice a month, not once or twice a year. Normally, the power will be either Locomotive #630 or #4501, but about 4 times a year, the museum will doublehead with both, which was the case on this particular day.
Community Response Photo Comments (0) 
Views: 1,495     Favorited: 13
Since added on January 18, 2018

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
* Views on this page updated in real-time.

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (2)+ Add to Album
Southern Railway

Album created by member Kevin Madore
Album Views: 1,956
Images of historic Southern Railway steam locomotives in action at museums and tourist railroads across the US.
US Steam today

Album created by member J Neu, Berlin
Album Views: 56,741
US Steam today, and Canada too
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album

EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

This image contains EXIF headers - Click Here to show the data.

Photo Copyright 2018 Kevin Madore. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2019. All Rights Reserved.