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Southern 630

Embark on a journey with the “Southern 630” at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. Our posts spotlight this historic steam locomotive, delving into its rich history, engineering marvels, and the tales of its voyages. Join us as we celebrate the legacy of the Southern 630, a true gem of the rails.

Capture the Past: Exclusive Evening Photo Shoot with Vintage Locomotives on Founders Day at TVRM

As part of our September 9 Founders Day activities we are offering a special evening photo shoot with a number of our vintage equipment items. Photoshoot details: Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutesBring your best photography equipment and join us for an exclusive night photo session at our East Chattanooga location! Participants will have the…

Steam Locomotive 630’s Historic Run

The air is tinged with anticipation and the unmistakable scent of coal smoke. It’s a significant day for railroad enthusiasts and history buffs alike – Steam Locomotive 630 is alive and under its own power for the first time since November 1989. The once silent giant, dormant for decades, is now a thundering testament to…