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Tennessee Valley Railroad News


Dive into the fascinating world of coal and its integral role in the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s operations. Our blog provides an in-depth look at how coal powers our historic locomotives, the processes involved in coal handling and storage, and the environmental measures we take. Learn about the history and future of coal in railroading, and discover the stories behind the scenes at TVRM that keep this traditional energy source fueling our journeys into the past.

Santa’s Coal Surprise: A Christmas Meme Laugh

A Christmas Chuckle: Santa’s Coal Surprise! Ho, ho, ho! It’s that time of the year again when stockings are hung, trees are decorated, and we all anticipate Santa’s special gifts. However, not everyone dreads the notorious coal in their stocking – especially if they have a steam locomotive to run! Take a look at this…