Hamilton County, Tennessee

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Chattanooga

Alabama Great Southern

Tennessee Ave.

B

rr

1907

in use

concrete

NS

concrete arch

Chattanooga

Alabama Great Southern

Cummings Highway (U.S. 41)

B

rr

1907

in use

steel

NS

 

Chattanooga

Alabama Great Southern

Cummings Hwy. (U.S. 41) at Wauhatchie

B

rr

 

in use

concrete

NS

concrete arch

Chattanooga

Alabama Great Southern

NC&StL

B

rr

 

in use

steel

NS

 

Chattanooga

Alabama Great Southern

over NC&StL just west of Lookout Mt. tunnel

B

rr

1907

in use

 

NS

 

Chattanooga

Cent. Ga.

Ninth St/Market St  

F

business

 

gone

 masonary

none

now part of complex of shops

Chattanooga

Chatttanooga Traction

Market St. over the Tennessee River

IB

highway

1917

gone

steel

none

Market Street Bridge (John Ross Bridge), bascule, concrete approaches

Chattanooga

Rapid Transit Co. (later Chattanooga Railway & Light Co., later Chattanooga Traction)

Walnut St. over Tennessee River

IB

pedestrian use

1891

gone

steel

none

Walnut Street Bridge (County Bridge), 5 span, steel trestle approach on north end

Chattanooga

Chattanooga Railways Co.

222 Broad St.

ICb

business

1906

gone

brick

none

restaurant/bar

Chattanooga

East Tennessee & Georgia

South Chickamauga Creek, south of Southern bridge

B

abandoned

1856

gone

stone

none

only piers remain, was three arch stone bridge

Chattanooga

NC&StL

Ninth St,/Market St.

F

business

1889

gone

masonary

none

freight warehouse, part of complex of shops

Chattanooga

NC&StL

South Chickamauga Creek

B

rr

c1900

in use

steel/stone abutments

CSXT

original wooden bridge with stone abutments built by Western & Atlantic in 1848, burned in 1861

Chattanooga

NC&StL

South Chickamauga Creek

B

rr

1940s?

in use

steel

CSXT

wooden trestle, open steel frame

Chattanooga

Southern

near Terminal Station

T

closed

c1970

in use

brick

NS/CSXT

CT Tower, Field checked 2007

Chattanooga

SouthernTerminal Station

1400 Market St

P

business

1908 

one track left

brick

Tennessee Valley RR/NS

ENDANGERED! miscellaneous shops, Chatanooga Choo-Choo, Field checked 7/17

Chattanooga

Southern

 

Sh

 

 

 

brick

 

 

Chattanooga

Southern

under Lookout Mountain, Alabama Great Southern Division

Tn

rr

1908-09

in use

 

 

1300' Lookout Mountain Tunnel

Chattanooga

Southern

below North Crest Rd.

Tn

tourist rr

 

in use

 

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM)

Missionary Ridge Tunnel, 979' long

Chattanooga

Southern

Ninth St./Market St.

F

business

 

gone

masonry

none

freight warehouse, part of complex of shops

Chattanooga

Southern

west of town on county line

M

unused

1912

none

wood

none

shed built to protect from landslides, line never placed in service

Chattanooga

Southern

1301 Market St.

O

commercial

1924

gone

masonry

none

three story office building

Chattanooga

Southern

across CSXT Chattanooga-Atlanta line just south of CSXT Lightfoot Mill Rd. crossing

B

tourist line

1912

in use

steel

TVRM

Bridge No. 3, girder

Chattanooga

Southern

South Chickamauga Creek,just south of Lightfoot Mill Rd. bridge

B

tourist line

1912

in use

steel

TVRM

Bridge No. 4, one set of spans removed, originally served double track

Chattanooga

Southern

Tennessee River, just west of Chickamauga Dam

B

rr

1917

in use

steel

NS

vertical lift, 300' long channel span

Chattanooga

Central Passenger Depot

behind 1301 Market St.

M

commercial jeweler

1889

one track left

masonry

NS

baggage building is all that is left of Central Passenger Depot

Chattanooga

Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia Ry.

10th St./Newby St.

O/F

offices

1920s

gone

brick

none

two story, Senior Neighbors of Chattanooga

Chattanooga

Tennessee Valley RR

at 4119 Cromwell Rd.

P

tourist rr

 

in use

masonry

TVRM

replica depot, Grand Junction, two and 1/2 story

Chattanooga

Tennessee Valley RR

at Tunnel Blvd.

B

tourist rr

1977

in use

concrete

TVRM

4 span concrete viaduct, Bridge No. 2

East Chattanooga

Southern

over Arno St.

B

tourist rr

1912

in use

steel

TVRM

Bridge No. 1, single span steel underpass, originally was a second span for double track

East Chattanooga

Tennessee Valley RR

N. Chamberlain Ave./Emma St. 

C

tourist rr

1980

in use

wood

TVRM

replica depot, Field checked 8/14

East Chattanooga

Central of Georgia

N. Chamberlain Ave./Emma St. 

Tt

tourist rr

installed  

c 1980, built 1916

in use

steel

TVRM

turntable originally at Cedartown, GA, Field checked 8/14

East Chattanooga

Tennessee Valley RR

N. Chamberlain Ave./Emma St. 

Sh

tourist rr

 

In use

steel

TVRM

steel shed and pole barn, Robert M. Soule Shops, Field checked 8/14

Signal Mountain

Chattanooga Traction Co.

Mississippi Ave./James Blvd.

IP

 

1913

still in street

stone

none

Exchange Trolley stop, open sided

Whiteside Tunnel

Nashville and Chattanooga (NC&StL)

on S.R. 134 at county line with Marion County

Tn

abandoned and half buried

 

gone

 

none

Whiteside Tunnel, Field checked 6/09

Compiled by M. J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

 

 

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