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Historic Destinations

Embarking on a journey through the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) is not just a ride on vintage trains; it’s a voyage through time to historic destinations that have played pivotal roles in American rail history. The “Historic Destinations” tag delves deep into these iconic landmarks, revealing their storied pasts, architectural marvels, and the legacies they’ve left behind.

From age-old train stations, timeless tunnels, to legendary rail routes that once shaped commerce and communities, this tag is a treasure trove for history enthusiasts. Dive in to discover the tales and trivia of destinations that have stood the test of time, beautifully preserved and narrated by the TVRM.

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…

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August 29, 2023

Cool Off This Weekend with a Unique Steam Train Experience and Custom Ice Cream Flavors!

The mercury’s set to soar this weekend, but don’t let that deter you from planning an exciting day out! We’ve got just the right antidote to the heat – a deliciously cool treat paired with an unforgettable train journey. Specialty Ice Cream Flavors aboard the Missionary Ridge Local Taking a cue from the old-world charm…

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August 26, 2023

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…

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August 18, 2023

Being in Select Company – TVRM Joins the SHA

Ascending New Heights: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Joins Prestigious Southern Highlands Attractions Since its inception, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) has stood as a testament to the rich history and enduring legacy of our nation’s railways. Now, TVRM is proud to announce that it has joined the ranks of the Southern Highlands Attractions (SHA),…

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October 26, 2017

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,…

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October 12, 2017