Went because I am a railfan and understood that the trip I took would be one of the rare occasions that this operations 1890 built steam locomotive would be operating. The... read more
Guests aboard the excursion train enjoy a nearly 2 hour trip along the...
Guests aboard the excursion train enjoy a nearly 2 hour trip along the Tennessee River. Beginning the journey in Downtown Knoxville, the Rambler travels past historical sites to the “Three Rivers Trestle” where the French Broad and Holston Rivers join to form the Tennessee River.
Along the route, the Three Rivers Rambler passes by beautiful farmland, Knoxville’s first settlement area, and several quarries that were mined to build our nation’s Capital. The uniformed conductor and volunteer staff are well-versed in the local history and welcome questions during the 11-mile trip.