CHATTANOOGA — The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) has been preserving railroad history since 1961, and this month, it is kicking off a yearlong celebration that will highlight the museum's 60-year heritage with two weekends of special events and displays.
On Saturday, Oct. 16, and Sunday, Oct. 17, and again on Saturday, Oct. 23 and Sunday, Oct. 24, the museum will run its best-known steam engines — Engine 630 and Engine 4501 — on the Missionary Ridge Local.
Called the “Local” for short, the 55-minute ride begins at TVRM’s Grand Junction Depot and runs to the East Chattanooga station and Soule Shops restoration facility.
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