Chattanooga's Terminal Station (TN) (Images of Rail)
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Amazon Customer said An informative and fascinating read!. A very well-researched and well-written piece on the history of this well-known landmark. Includes the historical context of the station's construction, the history of the station through the years, and even the conversion of the building to its current use as a theme hotel and conference center. The author provides a wealth of photographs of the station through the years, including construction photos, photos of the structures demolished to ma. "Very Informative" according to smileycat. I have a very unique reason for purchasing this book. My friend is a FDR fan and the author, with whom I spoke, sent me a copy of one the original photgraphs, located in this book, and permission, to use for a gift. I had this book with the photograph but was not able to get Strickland's autographNone the less, my friend was estatic to get this for Xmas:). ALL ABOARD THE NC ND ST. L! RALPH M WETZEL I WAS THERE AT THIS MAGNIFICENT STRUCTURE. I SAW IT MANY TIMES IN THE PAST AND RODE TRAINS FROM THERE TO NASHVILLE, SAINT LOUIS, SPRINGFIELD, AND FORT WAYNE BY TRANSFER.
. Strickland has over 10 years experience in the tourist, railroad, and hospitality industries. About the Author Author Justin W. After moving to Chattanooga from Atlanta in 2006, Strickland gained knowledge through research on Terminal Station and local railroad history
Author Justin W. After moving to Chattanooga from Atlanta in 2006, Strickland gained knowledge through research on Terminal Station and local railroad history. Strickland has over 10 years experience in the tourist, railroad, and hospitality industries.
Providing transportation to cities throughout the country, the terminal made its mark as the gateway for rail from the agricultural south to the industrial north. Long before Glenn Miller made the world-famous "Chattanooga Choo Choo" an American icon, Chattanooga was already a bustling railroad community. The solution was Terminal Station, which rivaled most Southern depots in size, expense, and aesthetic beauty. Images of Rail: Chattanooga's Terminal Station follows the history of this depot in both stories and photographs.. Following its closure, the terminal was reopened as a renowned hotel and entertainment complex in 1973, becoming one of Chattanooga's many exciting attractions. By the beginning of the 20th century, passenger trains overwhelmed Chattanooga's two railroad depots and a larger station was needed