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Steam Locomotive 630

Explore the fascinating world of the Steam Locomotive 630 on the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum News and Update blog. Discover its rich history, engineering marvels, restoration journeys, and the unique experiences it offers to railroad enthusiasts and visitors alike.

The First 55 Years

A Cherished Moment: A Tribute to Bob Soule and the TVRM Legacy I vividly recall that day in the spring of 2011 when the steam locomotive 630 made its first test run after a comprehensive restoration. Our Shop Foreman, George Walker, had coupled the vintage Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis wooden caboose behind the newly…

Smoke & Cinders (1st Quarter 2017) – The First 55 Years

A Ride Down Memory Lane: Steam Locomotive 630 and The Legacy of TVRM It seems like yesterday that we watched steam locomotive 630 roll out for test runs in the spring of 2011. I still remember the excitement in the air, the buzz of anticipation and the pride that every TVRM employee felt on that…