“Historic Chattanooga Choo Choo train cars being removed as part of restoration effort”

November 1, 2022

Historic rail cars removed in effort to restore Chattanooga Choo Choo to ‘former glory’

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A big change is happening at the Chattanooga Choo Choo, with old rail cars that once served as hotel rooms for decades now being lifted into the air.

“It gave me sort of a pinch in my heart, see those rail cars being crushed out there,” says Ron Littlefield, former Chattanooga Mayor.

In the heart of Chattanooga sits the Chattanooga Choo Choo train, with history dating back decades.

For the complete story, click here: https://newschannel9.com/news/local/historic-rail-cars-removed-in-effort-to-restore-chattanooga-choo-choo-to-former-glory.

News courtesy of WTVC News Channel 9.


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Union Pacific Railroad Steam Feature for November 2022

Featured Union Pacific steam subjects this month include engines in Cheyenne, Wyoming from September 1957:

All photos courtesy of Mr. John Dziobko, Jr., GodFatherRails.com.


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Depot Doings: Pelham, AL / Raiford, FL / St. Petersburg, FL / Tarpon Springs, FL / Waverly, FL / Myrtle Beach, SC

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Featured Atlantic Coast Line Railway depots this month are those in Alabama, Florida & South Carolina:

All images courtesy of Google.


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Canadian Corner: Across Canada Part III


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