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Grand Junction Depot

Delve into the history and happenings of the Grand Junction Depot. Located at the heart of the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, this iconic station has seen countless stories unfold on its platforms. Explore articles detailing its architectural wonders, memorable events, and the rich tapestry of rail history it represents.

Christmas Tea in the Homefront Tea Room

Join us at Grand Junction Depot for an unforgettable festive holiday tea room experience! Indulge in the finest seasonal treats that capture the essence and warmth of the holidays. From decadent pastries to aromatic teas, every sip and bite is crafted to perfection, promising a delightful culinary journey. Continue your festive experience by visiting our…

Founder’s Day – September 9, 2023

Come out and join us as we celebrate 62+ years of railroad preservation! Special Events throughout the day: Special Photo Exhibit in the lobby of Grand Junction Depot: “Steam in the Valley, TVRM’s Early Years” by John Coniglio On the grounds “history interpretation” will represent Military encampment and demonstrations. Also on display – a few…

Celebrate the Season at Grand Junction Depot: Exclusive Holiday Tea Room Experience with Delectable Treats!

We invite you to a delightful and festive holiday tea room experience at Grand Junction Depot. Join us in celebrating the season with all the tasty treats you adore, all combined into one unforgettable offering! Christmas Tea Here’s what awaits you: Location: Upstairs viewing room of Grand Junction Depot at 4119 Cromwell Road, Chattanooga, TN….

Norfolk Southern’s Office Car Special Stops at TVRM

Grand Junction Depot: Stop for Norfolk Southern’s Office Car Special At the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM), we recently had the honor of hosting the Norfolk Southern Office Car Special for the fourth time. This event marked the end of a successful inspection run from Cincinnati to Chattanooga, solidifying TVRM’s position as a key player…

TVRM Hosts UTC Beta Upsilon Chi Formal: A Memorable Night

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) recently had the honor of hosting the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Beta Upsilon Chi (BYX) fraternity for their formal event on March 24th. This special evening combined the charm of TVRM’s historical setting with the vibrant energy of a college formal, creating a truly unforgettable experience. A Journey…

Smoke & Cinders (4th Quarter 2017) – Being in Select Company – TVRM Joins the SHA

TVRM Joins the Elite League of Southern Highlands Attractions The Southern Highlands Attractions (SHA) is a prestigious group of travel attractions that dot the southern end of the Appalachian Mountains. Home to some of the finest tourist destinations, the group boasts of members such as the Biltmore Estate, Shenandoah Caverns, The Blowing Rock, Rock City,…