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Train Enthusiasts

Dive deep into the world of rail with the “Train Enthusiasts” tag at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. Our posts cater to the passionate rail aficionado, offering detailed insights, historical narratives, and behind-the-scenes looks at the marvels of train engineering and design.

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…

A Heartfelt Thank You and an Important Announcement for Our Train Enthusiasts

A Heartfelt Thank You and an Important Announcement for Our Train Enthusiasts Hello to all our dedicated train enthusiasts and followers! First and foremost, from the very depths of our hearts, we want to extend a massive thank you. Your unwavering support and enthusiasm, especially as we’ve restarted our beloved excursions into Northwest Georgia, have…

All Aboard the Autumn Dinner Train!

All Aboard the Autumn Dinner Train! The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is thrilled to announce the addition of special Autumn Dinner Train dates! This fall, embark on a nostalgic journey back to the Golden Age of Railroading and indulge in a delightful three-course meal while the history of Chattanooga unfolds around you. Event Details: Duration:

Dive into the Past: Experience Centuries of Steam Power This Season.

Georgia Trips Usher in a New Season at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Today marks an exciting turn for Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum and train enthusiasts alike. As the tracks buzzed with anticipation, a breathtaking sight unfolded before us – two powerful steam locomotives, their combined age tallying up to over two centuries, commenced their majestic…

All Aboard the Hiwassee Loop: East Tennessee’s Railway Gem

As the weekend approaches, it’s the perfect time to discover one of East Tennessee’s most breathtaking scenic journeys: the Hiwassee Loop and/or Copperhill Special train ride. For both railway enthusiasts and those new to the world of trains, this trip promises unparalleled views, rich history, and a taste of engineering ingenuity. Journeying through the heart…

Last Call for the Evening Ridge Runner Rides This Season!

As the sun casts its golden hue over the horizon and the cool evening breeze sweeps in, there’s no better way to embrace the beauty of a Chattanooga sunset than aboard the Evening Ridge Runner. This year has been a whirlwind of excitement and adventures for everyone who’s hopped aboard, and as the season draws…

Explore the Beauty of Hiwassee River Gorge: Hiwassee Loop & Copperhill Special

Autumn is right around the corner, and with it comes the opportunity to embark on two of the most scenic train rides in the East Tennessee. The Hiwassee Loop and Copperhill Special offer breathtaking views and an unforgettable experience for train enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. HIWASSEE LOOP For those seeking a shorter, yet thrilling…

Thanks for Joining Day Out With Thomas 2019 at TVRM!

Day Out With Thomas 2019: A Heartfelt Thank You from TVRM As we close the curtains on Day Out With Thomas 2019, we at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) want to extend a heartfelt thank you to all our visitors. Your joy and enthusiasm truly keep the spirit of railroading alive! A Gathering of…

Be a Yard Master: Play Tables Await at TVRM!

Discover the Joy of Railroading: Play Tables at TVRM! Have you ever dreamt of running your own railroad? At the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM), we’re bringing this dream to life! Our gift tent is now featuring play tables for all aspiring yard masters. Take Control of Your Own Railroad Our play tables are more…

Grab Your Tickets for Thomas & Percy Rides Today!

Hop On Board with Thomas and Percy Today – Tickets Available Now! It’s a beautiful day for an adventure at Day Out With Thomas 2019, and we have exciting news for all Thomas and Percy fans! Tickets are still available for rides behind Thomas and Percy for various times throughout the day. Ride with Thomas…