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Southern Railway 832

Explore the captivating journey of Southern Railway 832, a remarkable piece of railroading history, at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. Our News and Update blog brings you the latest insights and stories about this iconic locomotive, delving into its rich past, meticulous restoration process, and the significant role it continues to play in educating and enchanting visitors. Join us as we celebrate the enduring legacy of Southern Railway 832 and its fascinating voyage through time.

Exciting Progress at TVRM: Historic Trains Ready for 2024!

More Work Continues at TVRM: Historic Trains Poised for a Spectacular 2024 The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) is buzzing with activity as we usher in 2024 with several exciting projects. From the ongoing restoration of the esteemed Office Car 98 to the meticulous maintenance of our beloved steam engines, TVRM is committed to preserving…

Reviving Southern Railway 832: A Vintage Coach’s Tale

Southern Railway 832: A Vintage Coach’s Revival in 2023 The world of trains and railways is abuzz with innovations and restorations. While the spotlight often shines on the powerful locomotives, it’s essential to remember the heart and soul of the railway experience: the coaches. One such coach, the Southern Railway 832, is undergoing a significant…

TVRM’s Preservation Efforts During the Pandemic

Progress During a Pandemic: Preserving Railroad History The allure of train travel from days gone by isn’t just about the locomotives and their crews. It’s also about the little details, the props that paint a vivid picture of a bygone era. From milk cans on station platforms to vintage vehicles, every piece tells a story….

Soule Shops: Reviving Rail History at TVRM

Behind the Scenes at Soule Shops: Where History Gets a Revival At the heart of the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) lies the Soule Shops, a bustling hub where the magic of restoration happens. It’s here that we breathe life back into historic rail equipment, ensuring that the stories of the past continue to chug…

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…