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The Great Locomotive Chase

Immerse yourself in the thrilling saga of The Great Locomotive Chase on the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum blog. This tag offers a deep dive into one of the most fascinating episodes of American Civil War history, featuring the daring 1862 rail adventure. Our articles cover historical insights, event reenactments, and the legacy of this iconic chase, bringing to life the courage, strategy, and historical significance that continue to captivate audiences and historians alike.

Civil War Railroads in East Tennessee

In the midst of the American Civil War, Chattanooga, Tennessee, became the focal point of a silent yet decisive battleā€”a battle for control over the supply lines that the railroads represented. Two major railroads, the Western & Atlantic Railroad (W&A) and the East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad (ET&G), converged here, forming a vital artery for…