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Upcoming Events at TVRM

The “Upcoming Events At TVRM” tag in the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum News and Update blog is your go-to source for the latest happenings and special occasions at one of the nation’s premier railroad heritage sites. This section is richly woven with posts that not only announce upcoming events but also delve into their historical significance and how they contribute to the preservation of railroad heritage. Readers can expect detailed previews of events ranging from festive steam days and historical commemorations to educational workshops and community gatherings. Each post is crafted to provide a comprehensive insight, ensuring enthusiasts and families alike can plan their visits to fully immerse in the timeless allure of railroading. This tag is a vibrant showcase of TVRM’s dedication to bringing railroad history to life, engaging a wide audience in the ongoing story of rail transport and its pivotal role in shaping our society. It’s a testament to our commitment to keeping the legacy of railroading accessible and exciting for all.

Explore the Hiwassee River Railroad

Explore the Hiwassee River Railroad As the season shifts into the warmth of late spring and early summer, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum proudly announces the return of its beloved train rides: the Copperhill Special and the Hiwassee Loop. These excursions not only provide a journey through stunning landscapes but also a ride through the…

Experience History on the Missionary Ridge Local

Embark on a Timeless Train Journey This Weekend at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum This weekend, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum offers more than just a train ride—it provides a gateway into the rich tapestry of railroading history. As we gear up for a picturesque weekend, the iconic 120-year-old steam locomotive #630 will take center…

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Historic Train Experience

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Memorable Train Experience As Mother’s Day approaches, The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) in Chattanooga, TN offers a range of special events that combine the nostalgia of historic rail travel with modern culinary delights. From elegant dinners to high teas and sweet treat adventures, there’s something to make this Mother’s…

Meet Lisa Goodman & Explore TVRM’s Unique Gift Shop

Celebrating Passion and Dedication: Lisa Goodman and the TVRM Gift Shop At the heart of the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) lies not just a commitment to preserving railway history but also a dedication to enhancing visitor experiences. One shining example of this commitment is Lisa Goodman, who was recently featured in Chatter magazine for…

Explore TVRM’s Exciting Day Out With Thomas Event

TVRM’s Steve Freer Highlights Day Out With Thomas on WDEF’s The Morning Show This morning, Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s very own Steve Freer made a guest appearance on WDEF’s The Morning Show, where he shared exciting details about the upcoming Day Out With Thomas event. This special segment not only highlighted the event’s fun activities…

Tennessee Valley Railroad: Timeless Train Journeys

Step aboard the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) and be whisked away into an era of steam engines and railway romance. This weekend, TVRM invites you to experience the charm of a bygone age with rides on the Missionary Ridge Local, powered by the historic engine, Steam Star #630—a testament to our nation’s rich railway…

Spike’s Visit Marks Spring Arrival at TVRM – Historical Insight

Spike was spotted checking out all the fun things happening at TVRM! Spring must really be on the way.   photo by Randy Neal

Steam Engine 630 Opened Season of Steam 2024

Steam Engine 630 Opened Season of Steam 2024 As Steam Engine #630 drifted the rails opening weekend, it stood as a proud emblem of the age of steam. At 120 years old, the engine is not only a marvel of historic engineering but also a symbol of enduring legacy and resilience. Make plans now to…

Experience a Unique Evening Train Ride – March 30th, 8:00 pm

Embark on a Historic Evening Train Ride aboard Steam Engine 630 As spring unfolds, there’s no more authentic way to celebrate than by stepping aboard a historic train journey. On Saturday, March 30, at 8 pm, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum presents a unique evening experience with the Missionary Ridge Local, powered by the venerable…

New Turtle Cinnamon Rolls at Depot Deli, TVRM

New Turtle Cinnamon Rolls at Depot Deli, TVRM Welcome to a delightful new offering from The Depot Deli at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) – Turtle Cinnamon Rolls with a unique whiskey caramel sauce! This gourmet treat is not just a sweet indulgence but also an addition to the museum’s rich tapestry of culinary…