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Summerville Steam Special: Travel the Tracks with Steam Queen #4501

All aboard the Summerville Steam Special! Join us on a nostalgic journey powered by the iconic steam queen #4501, the very engine that “started it all” for TVRM. This isn’t just any rail journey; it’s an opportunity to be part of a legacy that once saw the legendary Johnny Cash himself as its engineer during his TV special “Ridin the Rails.” Watch the full documentary here.

Starting in Chattanooga, TN, our day-long round trip will whisk you away to the quaint town of Summerville, GA. There, during your layover, you’ll have the chance to explore the Depot, revel in the beauty of Dowdy Park, and witness the majestic steam engine being turned, watered, and reconnected for the return voyage.

Hungry from your travels? Opt for an exquisite meal aboard our 1924 dining car, “Travelers Fare”. If you’re looking for a touch of luxury, we also offer several premium seating options to elevate your experience. Don’t miss out; secure your seat on this historic ride by getting your tickets here.