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C&O 1877

Embark on a journey through time with the C&O 1877, a venerable piece of railroad history at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. Our blog captures the essence of this magnificent steam locomotive, sharing updates, restoration progress, and enthralling stories from its days on the tracks. Whether you’re a railway aficionado or a history enthusiast, the C&O 1877 tag offers a window into the past and a glimpse of the future of rail preservation.

Holiday Magic Aboard the Dome Lounge-Observation Car

Holiday Magic Aboard the Dome Lounge-Observation Car This holiday season, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum offers a unique and festive experience: a nightcap with St. Nick aboard our newly rolled out Chesapeake and Ohio Dome Lounge-Observation car #1877. This one-hour train ride is not just a journey; it’s a celebration of holiday spirit and joy….

Reviving a Railroad Treasure: The Journey of C&O 1877

Celebrating the Historic Comeback of C&O 1877 When I first laid eyes on #C&O1877, it was hard to imagine that a day like today would ever arrive. Witnessing the transformation of this historic railcar has been nothing short of miraculous. The owner, filled with pride, watched as the once-forgotten car was ready for operation after…