From 1909 to 1970, all trains heading to the American South passed through Chattanoog's famous terminal, and today the Chattanooga Choo Choo is home to the world's largest model train display.
But might it be home to something else as well--something more ... ghostly? With 1,000 freight cars, 80 passenger cars and 3,000 feet of track, the Chattanooga Choo Choo is something that shouldn't be missed. For its history and also for the numerous ghosts that visitors have spotted over the years. Who is haunted the Chattanooga Choo Choo?
Beneath the streets of modern-day Chattanooga lay a hidden labyrinth of winding streets and of hidden gems ...
Ask a local and they'll be sure to tell you that the most haunted area in town is a place that you can no longer visit, but still exists beneath the surface level. Ghosts have been known to walk through walls and appear as tangible as the living. Who are these lost souls roaming underground Chattanooga?
Once owned by the family who ran and founded the Coca-Cola bottling empire, Chattanooga's Hunter Museum has since been converted into the Hunter Museum of American Art - a true highlight for anyone who visits the city.
But The Hunter Museum has a new claim to fame via its ghosts and hauntings. Reports have emerged over the years of strange activity. But can the phenomena be attributed to the many artifacts housed within the musuem? Or is there something else more sinister at work here?
For over a century now, The Read House has operated as a home away from home to famous icons like Winston Churchill, Gary Cooper, Oprah Winfrey and Al Capone. But is it home to anything else?
Once a hospital for the Union Troops, The Read House has been a frequest hotspot for ghostly activity over the decades and for good reason. Murders, suicides and other tragic events have taken place within its walls. And it seems that the hotel's ghosts have no intention of leaving anytime soon ...
Although no longer stationed in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the Delta Queen steamboat has left its mark on the city and its harbor in more ways than one.
Visitors have reported everything from seeing spirits walking down its esteemed halls to spotting a group of ghosts gathered close around the bar. Would you dare to spend the night at this boutique hotel that's stationed on a historic steamboat? You never know what you might come across.