After a hot and humid day out on the high iron, Southern 630 cools her heels over the ash pit at East Chattanooga on a warm Summer afternoon.
TVRM crews prep Southern Railway Mikado 4501 and Consolidation 630 for the day's double header round trip to Summerville, Georgia.
A GATX GP-38 awaits repairs while Southern Railway #630 is fired up for another weekend of pulling the museum's "Missionary Ridge Local" train in Chattanooga.
After a full day of pulling Missionary Ridge Local trains, old number 630 simmers over the ash pit at East Chattanooga awaiting her next assignment.
Southern #630 leads one of TVRM's Missionary Ridge Local runs up the wye at Grand Junction Station.
Southern #630 arrives at East Chattanooga
Southern Railway #630 departs East Chattanooga.
A view of the of the restored Sou 630 as she rides on the turntable at East Chattanooga after bringing her train in and prepares to go back to Grand Junction
In a significant milestone, driver #1 goes back under Southern Railway #630 while the locomotive continues its return to active service at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's Soule Shops in Eas... (more)
The station master hands up the paperwork for 610 and the midnight local.
TVR 610 provides the power for this year's North Pole Limited. Santa has just boarded the train and is passing out gifts to all the good little boys and girls. Lighting accomplished with 2 Alien ... (more)
1026 has been tucked in for the night in TVRM's East Chattanooga shop. The paint work is finished and the unit will head for her new home in Duluth, GA at SERM soon.
TVRM's famous '4501' poses under the shed beside NCStL caboose #41. Shot wide angle Canon 20D, 16-35mm f2.8L, Alien Bee 1600.