ETSU’s Carter Railroad Museum sponsors Labor Day excursion

Published 4:10 pm Tuesday, August 9, 2022

The George L. Carter Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society and East Tennessee State University’s George L. Carter Railroad Museum will sponsor two scenic train excursions and an afternoon at the Tennessee Aquarium over the Labor Day weekend in Chattanooga and Blue Ridge, Ga.
The event is happening Saturday-Monday, Sept. 3-5. Tickets must be purchased no later than Aug. 12, and the tour is limited to 55 participants.
Prices, based on the number of people per room, are: $780 for one, $590 for two, $535 for three and $510 for four.
The ticket price includes round-trip transportation from ETSU, two nights lodging in Chattanooga, aquarium admission, two train rides, two dinners and two breakfasts. More information about the trip, ticket order forms, payment options and liability waivers are available at Choose “events” and then “rail excursions.”
Forms and waivers are also available at the ETSU Carter Railroad Museum, located at 113 Campus Center Building, on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
“This is going to be a terrific holiday adventure if you love trains and the scenic outdoors with the added attraction of an afternoon at one of the premiere aquariums in the nation,” organizers said.
For more information, contact Catherine Cummins at (225) 229-5653 or email her at

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