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Explore articles, features, and stories that delve into the rich history and ongoing work of the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, a key institution preserving and showcasing the golden age of railroading.

Norfolk Southern Donates $100K to TVRM

Norfolk Southern’s Commitment to Railroad History with $100K Donation We are honored by the continued support from Norfolk Southern of our mission to preserve railroad heritage so the public can experience the Golden Age of Railroading. Pictured here are Stacy Mansfield, Norfolk Southern Director Community Affairs presenting TVRM President Tim Andrews with a check for…

Santa’s Magical Holiday at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

Get Ready for a Magical Holiday Experience with Santa at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum! The holiday season is upon us, and there’s no better way to kickstart the festivities than with a visit to see Santa Claus himself! The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is delighted to invite you and your family to an enchanting…

Meet Waffles at TVRM’s Christmas Train Rides!

Waffles Welcomes You to TVRM’s Christmas Rides! It’s that magical time of the year again, and the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVMR) has a special treat for all Christmas train enthusiasts! Waffles, TVRM’s beloved and favorite reindeer, is back to greet everyone with festive cheer. Nestled at 4119 Cromwell Road in the heart of Chattanooga,…

Revitalizing Heritage: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Receives Significant Grant for Educational and Exhibit Enhancements

TENNESSEE VALLEY RAILROAD MUSEUM AWARDED A CAPITOL MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENT GRANT FROM THE TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM GRANT WILL BE USED FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO EXHIBIT BUILDING CLASSROOM SPACE CHATTANOOGA, TN 11.21.23: TENNESSE VALLEY RAILROAD MUSEUM is a recipient of a $92,500 grant for Capital Maintenance and Improvement from the State of Tennessee as administered through the…

Join the Joyful Journey to the North Pole Limited at TVRM

Join the Joyful Journey to the North Pole Limited at TVRM The North Pole Limited at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is making numerous enchanting round-trips to Santa’s wonderland this holiday season! Each train ride becomes more magical with the presence of our incredible guests. This festive holiday experience is a must-do for families, friends,…

TVRM Hosts Chattanooga Police for North Pole Event

A Night of Magic and Gratitude at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Last night marked a truly special occasion at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM). The museum had the honor of hosting employees of the Chattanooga Police Department and their families for the opening night of the much-anticipated North Pole Limited event. The event…

Join Santa on the North Pole Limited at TVRM!

Santa’s Welcoming Journey Begins at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Excitement fills the air at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum as the first two trains of the season have successfully completed their magical journey to the North Pole! In a heartwarming welcome, Santa Claus greeted each passenger, sharing a special holiday treat that added to…

Meet Santa on the North Pole Limited Train at TVRM!

Santa Awaits the Inaugural North Pole Limited Train at TVRM The festive season at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) is about to become even more magical! Santa Claus himself is eagerly awaiting the arrival of the first North Pole Limited train of the season. His excitement is palpable, and he is all set to…

Reviving a Railroad Treasure: The Journey of C&O 1877

Celebrating the Historic Comeback of C&O 1877 When I first laid eyes on #C&O1877, it was hard to imagine that a day like today would ever arrive. Witnessing the transformation of this historic railcar has been nothing short of miraculous. The owner, filled with pride, watched as the once-forgotten car was ready for operation after…

Honor Veterans at TVRM This Weekend

Honor Veterans at TVRM This Weekend This weekend, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is proud to pay tribute to the valiant service men and women who have served our country. In a heartfelt salute to our veterans, we’re not just reminiscing about the past; we’re actively continuing a longstanding tradition where railroads play a crucial…