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Restoration Project

Dive into the intricate world of “Restoration Projects” at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. Our dedicated articles shed light on the meticulous efforts, craftsmanship, and passion that go into reviving historic trains and railway artifacts, ensuring they shine for generations to come.

F7A Locomotive 576: New Batteries and Bulbs Mark Step Towards Return

Last week, new batteries were installed in F7A locomotive 576, and the engine had all accessible light bulbs replaced. As a result, another major step in the locomotive’s return to service was accomplished. Once returned to service, the 576 will dethrone the 710 as the oldest operating diesel locomotive in our collection, as it was…

Captivating Encounter with Norfolk Southern: Southern Railway E8 No. 6914 in Historic Meet-up

For Wednesday’s Atlanta bound NS inspection train, TVRM placed Southern Railway E8 6914, Central of Georgia combine car 390, TAG 80 and Southern Railway 50 on display at the end of the interchange track at Grand Junction.  In these two shots by Mike Ray you see the passing train and the display equipment and then…

Restore the Eden Isle #98 This Giving Tuesday

Support the Restoration of Office Car #98 on Giving Tuesday Today, on #GivingTuesday, a movement that unleashes the power of radical generosity, we are reaching out to our community and rail enthusiasts with a special appeal. Our beloved Office Car #98, known as the Eden Isle, requires restoration to return it to its original splendor,…