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Hiwassee Train

The Hiwassee Train tag at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum News and Update blog beckons readers to journey through scenic landscapes and delve into the rich history of this iconic train route. Learn about the magnificent Hiwassee River Gorge, the engineering marvels, and the storied past that makes the Hiwassee Train a cherished part of the region’s rail heritage.

TVRM’s Future Vision: Strategic Planning Aboard Hiwassee

TVRM Staff Forge Ahead: Strategic Planning on the Hiwassee Train Even when the tracks are quiet, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) team is hard at work, preparing for the bustling seasons ahead. On a recent rainy day, a crucial planning session took place, not in a conventional office, but aboard the picturesque Hiwassee train,…

Meet Harvey Blassingame: A Living Legend of the Rails and a True Hero

Railroads are woven into the fabric of America’s history, and they have been shaped by countless individuals dedicated to their craft. Among those, a figure stands out in the world of railroading: Mr. Harvey Blassingame, a retired CSX conductor and our very own “Living Legend.” A Lifetime on the Rails Harvey’s love affair with the…