Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The 4501 was given to The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum by Mr. Merriman in October 1975.
On March 28, 1979, the 4501 became the second locomotive to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places, United States Department of The Interior.
Presented by the TVRM Board of Directors in Honor of Paul H. Merriman, who served as President for the first 17 years (1961-1978).
April 25, 1980
Erected 1980 by United States Department of The Interior.
Location. 35° 3.654′ N, 85° 14.988′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Touch for map. Located on the grounds of the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum East Chattanooga site. Locomotive 4501 is currently stored under a shed next to the musuem's work shop. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2202 N. Chamberlain Ave, Chattanooga TN 37406, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wilson's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Van Den Corput's Georgia Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pettus' Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); Gist's Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); Ferguson's (South Carolina) Battery (approx. ¼ mile away); Bledsoe's (Missouri) Battery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Walker's Division. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Baxter's Tennessee Battery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
More about this marker. The marker is attached to and located under the cab of the locomotive on the right side next to the steps.
Also see . . . Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. (Submitted on November 25, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars •
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