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Golden Age of Railroading

Travel back to the Golden Age of Railroading with the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. Experience the glamour, innovation, and romantic allure of a time when railroads were at the heart of American life. Our lovingly restored trains and educational exhibits allow guests to immerse themselves in a fascinating period of history, offering a glimpse into the ingenuity and craftsmanship that defined an era.

Whether exploring vintage locomotives, enjoying scenic excursions, or attending special events that recreate the ambiance of the past, visitors of all ages will be captivated by the magic of the Golden Age of Railroading. Join us at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum and let the whistle of a steam engine take you on a nostalgic journey to a time of elegance, adventure, and imagination.

Norfolk Southern Donates $100K to TVRM

Norfolk Southern’s Commitment to Railroad History with $100K Donation We are honored by the continued support from Norfolk Southern of our mission to preserve railroad heritage so the public can experience the Golden Age of Railroading. Pictured here are Stacy Mansfield, Norfolk Southern Director Community Affairs presenting TVRM President Tim Andrews with a check for…

All Aboard the Autumn Dinner Train!

All Aboard the Autumn Dinner Train! The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is thrilled to announce the addition of special Autumn Dinner Train dates! This fall, embark on a nostalgic journey back to the Golden Age of Railroading and indulge in a delightful three-course meal while the history of Chattanooga unfolds around you. Event Details: Duration:

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…

Southern Railway #4501: The Summerville Steam Special

Mark your calendars and set your alarms, railroad enthusiasts and history lovers! The magnificent Steam Engine #4501 is making its triumphant return to the tracks on March 4, 2017. This iconic piece of American railroading history will once again lead the way on the Summerville Steam Special, providing a nostalgic journey from Chattanooga to Summerville…