2014 RAILFEST ATTRACTIONS
Southern Railway 2-8-0 #630 - Built in 1904 by the American Locomotive Company Richmond Works; restored to operation at TVRM in 2011. This locomotive will be featured on Missionary Ridge Local trains. For a history timeline and more photos, click here
Southern Railway GP30 #2594 - Built by EMD in 1962; donated by Norfolk Southern to the Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth, Georgia. This locomotive is leased by TVRM and used frequently to pull Chickamauga Turn and monthly dinner trains. More info about #2594 here.
Modern Power - Our main sponsor, Norfolk Southern, will provide a modern diesel-electric locomotive for display such as a SD40-2 or GP40-2 (shown.) In addition to the NS locomotive on display, you will see the railroad's freight trains parading past Grand Junction Station on the adjacent NS main line. Bring your camera as you never know when one of the 20 specially-painted "Heritage Units" will pass by unannounced!
NC&StL Caboose #41 - Built in 1929 for the Florida East Coast Railway, Caboose #41 ended its revenue service career on the "Mountain Goat Line" between Cowan and Tracy City, Tennessee, where it was used as a "Drover's Caboose" which allowed local residents to ride on freight trains. The caboose will be on display and open for inspection.
TVRM Business Car #98 Eden Isle - Built in 1917 for the Baltimore & Ohio private car fleet, Car #98 was used by B&O executives as they traveled around their system taking care of business before being sold into private ownership. Car #98 has called TVRM home for nearly 35 years. The car will be on display and open for inspection.
Model train layouts will be presented by:
For information about Railfest entertainers click here
Don't miss our line of exclusive RAILFEST merchandise!
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