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Vintage Diesel Experience: A Unique Journey at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, a gem in Chattanooga, TN, is known for its remarkable preservation of railroad history. While the much-anticipated steam opening has been postponed to the following weekend, there’s still an exciting opportunity to explore the rich legacy of railroading with the vintage Diesel TAG80 on the Missionary Ridge Local.

What’s special about the vintage Diesel TAG80 experience? This weekend, visitors will have the unique chance to journey aboard the vintage Diesel TAG80. This classic locomotive offers a different yet equally captivating slice of railroading history, providing a glimpse into the evolution of train technology.

Can visitors experience what it’s like to be part of the train crew? Absolutely! For those seeking a more immersive experience, upgrade your ticket at the window to include a cab ride. This rare opportunity allows you to step into the daily life of the railroad crew, experiencing firsthand the operation and management of a train.

What dining options are available at the Depot Deli? The Depot Deli is ready to satisfy your appetite with a variety of offerings, including the new addition to the menu this year – the Stuffed Baked Potato. It’s the perfect way to round off your train adventure with a filling and delicious meal.

Despite the delay in the steam opening, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum ensures a memorable experience with the vintage Diesel TAG80. The museum’s dedication to preserving and showcasing various aspects of railroading history is evident in its varied offerings, from the train rides to the cab experiences and the Depot Deli’s delightful menu.

This weekend, join us for a journey that not only celebrates the past but also offers a glimpse into the everyday workings of train operations. Book your tickets online and be part of an adventure that combines historical exploration with modern-day experiences.

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