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Copperhill Special

The Copperhill Special, departing from the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, is a scenic railway adventure that pays homage to the Southern Appalachians’ rich history, especially the copper mining era. Passengers are taken on a mesmerizing journey through winding mountain passages, lush forests, and along the Hiwassee River, offering views that change with the seasons. The train’s path includes the historical copper mining town of Copperhill and the engineering marvel that is the Hiwassee Loop.

Whether a train enthusiast, a history buff, or a lover of natural beauty, the Copperhill Special offers a unique and unforgettable experience. Connecting passengers with the industrial past and vibrant natural landscapes of Tennessee, it’s not merely a train ride, but an enlightening exploration of a lesser-known facet of the region’s heritage. Booking a ticket means becoming part of an incredible adventure that celebrates Tennessee’s rich cultural tapestry.

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 Labor Day Weekend in Chattanooga!

Celebrate the long weekend in style! In Chattanooga, the Missionary Ridge Local is prepped and ready to roll, showcasing the magnificent 119-year-old steam engine, #630. Join us for the Evening Ridge Runner available on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, departing precisely at 7:00 pm. Allow the rhythmic chugging of the train and the scenic beauty to…

Ride, Relax, Revel: The Hiwassee River Train Experience

Discover the Majestic Hiwassee River Gorge Aboard TVRM’s Scenic Railroad Are you craving a scenic escape, an adventure that sweeps you away from the humdrum of everyday life? The Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad offers an unparalleled journey through the breathtaking Hiwassee River Gorge, ensuring every moment is captured in picturesque beauty. Choose from two fantastic…

Explore the Beauty of Hiwassee River Gorge: Hiwassee Loop & Copperhill Special

Autumn is right around the corner, and with it comes the opportunity to embark on two of the most scenic train rides in the East Tennessee. The Hiwassee Loop and Copperhill Special offer breathtaking views and an unforgettable experience for train enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. HIWASSEE LOOP For those seeking a shorter, yet thrilling…

Experience End-of-Summer Magic at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum!

As the sun sets on the final days of summer, immerse yourself in the enchanting world of trains at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) in Chattanooga, TN. With a rich railway heritage dating back to the 1850s, TVRM offers a unique blend of history, adventure, and scenic beauty, making it the perfect destination to…

An Unforgettable Railroad Adventure Awaits This Weekend at TVRM

Are you ready for a weekend filled with spectacular views and historical landmarks? Pack your bags and embark on a thrilling adventure with Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM). This weekend, you get to choose between two signature train trips: the #CopperhillSpecial on Saturday and the #HiwasseeLoop on Sunday. Each journey is unique and offers a…

Explore East Tennessee Aboard the Copperhill Special: A Journey Through History and Natural Beauty

This Saturday, embark on a journey that promises to leave you spellbound by the breathtaking vistas and rustic charm of East Tennessee’s landscape. The Copperhill Special, an 85-mile round trip, will carry you through some of the most magnificent scenery that this region has to offer. Discover the Wonders of Hiwassee River Gorge The journey…

Experience Autumn’s Splendor on the Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad

As the leaves begin to turn and the air becomes crisp, there’s no better way to experience the magic of autumn than by taking a scenic ride on the Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad. Situated in the enchanting surroundings of Delano, Tennessee, this remarkable journey offers a front-row seat to nature’s colorful display. If you’re ready…

A Colorful Journey through Hiwassee River Gorge: TVRM’s Half-Day Fall Train Ride

October has arrived, bringing with it the enchanting hues of autumn. As the leaves begin to change, there’s no better way to witness the spectacular fall colors than by embarking on a stunning half-day train ride through the Hiwassee River Gorge. This season, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) invites you to join us on…

Fall’s Vibrant Colors Await on TVRM’s Hiwassee River Rail Adventure

Fall is fast approaching, and if predictions are anything to go by, this season’s colors are set to be spectacular! As the landscape transforms into a vibrant palette of reds, oranges, and golds, there’s no better way to experience the beauty of autumn than aboard the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s (TVRM) Hiwassee River Rail Adventure….