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Tennessee Valley Railroad News

Museum Preservation

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s commitment to museum preservation is the core of our existence, safeguarding the rich legacy of railroading history. Our “Museum Preservation” blog series offers an inside look at the painstaking efforts to conserve, restore, and maintain our invaluable collection of historic rail artifacts.

From intricate restoration projects to preventive conservation strategies, the “Museum Preservation” posts provide an inspiring glimpse into the dedicated work that goes into preserving these tangible links to our past. Whether a rail enthusiast or history buff, join us in celebrating and supporting the preservation of America’s railway heritage.

Smoke & Cinders (2nd Quarter 2019) – Equipment Acquisition

Spring 2019: A Season of Acquisitions and Preservation at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) made several notable additions to its rolling stock collection in the spring of 2019, including historic locomotives and dining cars. Key acquisitions include the Southern Dining Car 3307, obtained from Amtrak, the Louisville and Nashville…