Missionary Ridge Cab Ride, Jan. 28, 2012

July 14, 2017 Todd DeFeo 0

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is famous for its rail operations that include a number of different excursion options. One of the standbys is the Missionary Ridge Local takes passengers from Grand Junction Station to East Chattanooga, where they can watch the crew turn the engine — either a steam locomotive or a vintage diesel — on an historic turntable. After a quick tour of the museum shops, passengers then board for the return trip to Grand Junction. One of the true highlights of the trip is the Missionary Ridge Tunnel (also know as Whiteside Tunnel). Measuring more than 900 feet in

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