Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1908.
Location. 35° 2.233′ N, 85° 18.387′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Market Street (Tennessee Route 8) north of East 14th Street, on the left when traveling south. This marker is located at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel, on the grounds of the Chattanooga Choo Choo Terminal. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Market Street, Chattanooga TN 37402, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chattanooga's Railroads (within shouting distance of this marker); Chattanooga, a City of Historical Significance (within shouting distance of this marker); Military History of ChattanoogaChattanooga Choo-Choo (within shouting distance of this marker); Terminal Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedication of Rose Garden to all Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); A point in the 2D Line of Works (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Post Office (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 11, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.