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Smoke & Cinders

Dive deep into the world of locomotives with ‘Smoke & Cinders’, our members-only newsletter. Explore exclusive articles, insider updates, and the rich history of the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. Join us as we chart our journey through the age of steam and beyond.

Smoke & Cinders (3rd Quarter 2017) – Riding in Luxury

The Magic of Train Travel: How Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) Enhances Visitor Experience and Revenue In the latest issue of Smoke and Cinders, we discussed how special events serve to boost TVRM’s income, despite making up a relatively small portion of our operating schedule. Now, let’s turn our focus to the core of our…

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September 12, 2017

Smoke & Cinders (2nd Quarter 2017) – What it takes to put on an event

The Art of Hosting: A Peek into the Planning of Special Events at TVRM ‘The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) is renowned for its railroad journey experiences. A critical element in keeping our guests intrigued and fascinated is our special events. These special events contribute to a significant portion of our visitor traffic and our…

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May 12, 2017

Smoke & Cinders (1st Quarter 2017) – The First 55 Years

A Ride Down Memory Lane: Steam Locomotive 630 and The Legacy of TVRM It seems like yesterday that we watched steam locomotive 630 roll out for test runs in the spring of 2011. I still remember the excitement in the air, the buzz of anticipation and the pride that every TVRM employee felt on that…

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February 12, 2017