Over the South Chickamauga. One of the day's two steam-lead passenger trains crosses the South Chickamauga River on its way back to the depot at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum.
The joys of riding in an open vestibule.
What a time this was. Steam returns to the NS mainline with an excursion westbound out of Roanoke. 630 came via TVRM.
Double header with #4501 returns after sunset with the timing of lightning and a fellow photographer's Bees.
Southern 630 prepares to depart Grand Junction for East Chattanooga, in the middle of a thunderstorm.
July 11th, 2021
Southern Meet: While navigating its way through the museum wye, Southern 630 passes by high-hood SD40 3170w.
SOU 630 poses on the turntable during a TVRM photo shoot @ the Soule shops with 610 and 4501.
Southern 630 leads a train East to Gand Junction
SOU 630 takes the Missionary Ridge Local West over Tunnel Hill Blvd.
SOU 630 takes the Missionary Ridge Local West out of the West Portal.
SOU 630 takes the Missionary Ridge Local back towards the museum.
The Missionary Ridge Local begins a one & half mile climb to the summit of TVRM's line, which peaks inside Missionary Ridge Tunnel.
Southern 630 passes over Tunnel Boulevard while leading the Missionary Ridge Local
Southern 630 works the 4-car Missionary Ridge Local up the grade at Hunziker's Curve, approaching the Missionary Ridge Tunnel.
Southern 630 hastily enters Grand Junction shortly before the 9:30 AM Missionary Ridge Local leaves for East Chattanooga. In this short time, the crew must wye the locomotive and get all passenger... (more)