Tennessee's Official Railroad Museums & Railroad Library
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
In 1978, The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga (also home of the Chattanooga Choo Choo's Model Railroad Museum) was designated the official state railroad museum of Tennessee.
Cowan Railroad Museum
In 2007, The Cowan Railroad Museum (located in Franklin County) was also designated an official railroad museum of Tennessee.
A.C. Kalmbach Memorial Library
In 2004, the A.C. Kalmbach Memorial Library (located in Chattanooga) was designated as an official railroad library of the state of Tennessee (this is the research library of the National Model Railroad Association).