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Chickamauga Turn

Explore the latest insights and updates on the Chickamauga Turn at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. Journey with us through historical narratives, event highlights, and the timeless allure of this iconic train route.

Explore History on the Chickamauga Turn Train Trip

Explore History on the Chickamauga Turn Train Trip Are you ready for an enchanting train journey that combines the allure of travel with the richness of history? The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s Chickamauga Turn offers just that – a captivating day trip to Chickamauga, Georgia, brimming with historical charm and comfort. What to Expect on…

Last Weekend of Halloween Eerie Express: Book Now!

All Aboard the Halloween Eerie Express: October’s Finale on Rails! October has always been synonymous with pumpkin patches, chilly breezes, and the onset of festivities. But, for train enthusiasts and families alike, it means one thing – the much-anticipated Halloween Eerie Express! As the final weekend of October arrives, so do the last days of…

Chickamauga Turn: Historic Train Ride on Oct 29th

All Aboard for a Historic Journey to Chickamauga! Don’t Miss the Next Adventure! If you’ve ever dreamt of journeying back in time, then you’re in for a treat. Announcing our next train ride to the picturesque town of Chickamauga, Georgia. Hosted by the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, this is an experience you won’t want to…

October Train Rides at Tennessee Valley Railroad

October’s Train Adventures in Tennessee October has officially made its grand entrance, bringing with it the crisp, cool air that heralds the onset of fall. As the leaves begin to change and the world takes on a golden hue, there’s no better time to embark on a scenic train journey. And if you’re in Tennessee,…

All Aboard for an Autumn Adventure: The Summerville Steam and Chickamauga Turn!

Autumn is a season of transformation. The leaves begin their magical metamorphosis, the air turns crisp, and the landscapes present a medley of vibrant colors. And what better way to witness this seasonal spectacle than aboard a classic steam train journeying through Georgia’s picturesque terrains? We’re thrilled to announce that tickets for the iconic Summerville…

Chickamauga Turn and Summerville Steam: The Beloved Georgia Excursions are Back!

Chickamauga Turn and Summerville Steam returns! TVRM is pleased to announce we will begin operating our Georgia Excursions beginning September 16. Tickets will be on sale soon – check back here for that announcement. Summerville Steam Dates: September 16 Double Header featuring 4501 and 630 4501 will be featured on: Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 14,…

Rebirth of a Railway Icon: The Spectacular Refurbishment of the Grand Trunk Western Dining Car ‘Silver Lake’ at Soule Shops

Soule Shops Completes Major Refurbishment of Grand Trunk Western Dining Car The renowned Soule Shops has successfully completed another significant refurbishment, this time focusing on the Grand Trunk Western dining car, numbered 899 and named the “Silver Lake”. The recent photos showcase the impressive upgrades made to the car, including: A custom 3-compartment sink A…

TVRM’s Magical Day: Trains & Transformations

TVRM Celebrates a Day of Train Rides and Timeless Memories Yesterday, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) experienced one of its most vibrant days yet. Our beloved 630 chugged along on the Local route, we embarked on the historical Chickamauga Turn trip, and capped the evening with our enchanting Dinner Train experience. Amidst these excursions,…

Chickamauga Turn: Last Trip Highlights

The Final Chickamauga Turn of the Season: A Journey of History and Scenery As autumn colors herald the end of the year, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum marked the last Chickamauga Turn trip of the season with a flourish. Passengers aboard were treated to a scenic voyage with a 1.5-hour layover in the historic town…

Happy Birthday Elliott: A Special Day at TVRM

Celebrating Elliott’s Birthday: A Heartwarming Tale of Passion for Trains at TVRM Today, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) had the joy and honor of hosting a very special birthday celebration for Elliott, a young train enthusiast whose passion for railroading truly touches the heart. A Birthday Wish on Rails Elliott’s birthday wish was to…