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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: How the "Choo-Choo" begain operating.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 2/28/2006 6:02:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM85X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 48

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.

Marker Name: The Chattanooga Choo-Choo

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Railroad

Marker Number: Not listed

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker: Not listed

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