Southern Appalachia Railway Museum
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An Alco RS-1.
The museum collects antique locomotives and rolling stock to run on their 7 miles of track from the K-25 facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to an interchange with Norfolk Southern at Blair, Tennessee and back. The museum runs an excursion train along this route using their rolling stock. This is the only public access to the K-25 facility. The ride runs over former Southern Railway trackage. The excursion train's name is the Secret City Scenic using Oak Ridge's nickname the "Secret City". The museum does an annual trip and railfan weekend. The excursion train typically runs on the first and third weekend of each month with the exception of special trains. When not running the Scenic a freight railroad uses the tracks with the Scenic sometimes using some of the engines. The museum is currently restoring a Southern EMD E8 #6913. The museum's ticket office is an old guard station that has been restored.
In 2016 the museum ceased operations due to liability issues.
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad EMD SD45 No. 2024
- Southern 6913 EMD E8
- Wabash B905 ALCO C-424
- U.S.A.E.C. 5310 1951 ALCO RS-1
- U.S. Army 7100 1943 ALCO S-2
- U.S. Army 7125 1943 ALCO S-2
- L&N 1315 ALCO C-420
- Georgia Central 3965 GE U23B
- Central of Georgia coach no. 663 1947 ACF Coach
- Central of Georgia coach no. 664 1947 Budd Coach "Fort Oglethorpe"
- Central of Georgia coach no. 665 1947 Budd Coach "Fort McPherson"
- Southern Railway no. 34 1928 ACF RPO
- Southern Railway no. 543 1942 St.LCC Baggage Car
- Southern Railway no. 2206 1949 Pullman sleeper "Roanoke Valley"
- Southern Railway no. 3164 1926 Pullman dining car (on loan)
- Kansas City Southern no. 3763 1938 ACF Bulkhead Flatcar
- Louisville & Nashville no. 6487 Caboose
- Oneida & Western no. 9990 Caboose (on loan)
- Savannah & Atlanta no. X253 Caboose
- Southern Railway no. X261 1973 Gantt Manuf. Caboose
- Speno no. SRBX-24 Boxcar, former Boston & Maine
- Tennessee Valley Authority Flatcar
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