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Chattanooga Choo Choo
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 35° 02.235 W 085° 18.384
16S E 654481 N 3878484
Quick Description: The train made famous....
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 1/17/2007 3:36:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM1536
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Blue J Wenatchee
Views: 68

Long Description:
It was on March 5, 1880, that the first passenger train leaving Cincinnati for Chattanooga was nichnamed the "Chattanooga Choo-Choo."

This historical occasion opened the first major link in public transportation from the North to the South. The "Choo-Choo" was operated by the Cincinnati Southern Railroad, America's first municipal railway system.
Locomotive Type: (required): Steam

Do you need to pay an entrance fee to view this locomotive? (required): No

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Free


How accessible is this locomotive display? (Required): Only touching is allowed.

If "other" what is the engine type? (optional): Not listed

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