Daytrip to Chattanooga


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January 8th 2011
Published: February 4th 2011
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Well believe it or not in the five days that we were in Georgia we did not make it into Atlanta, but Bob did decide to take a daytrip into Chattanooga. We took April and Gabriel for a day out.We got a late start and all that we managed to do was see the famed Chattanooga Choo Choo, and we took a ride down to the waterfront on the electric bus system. Chattanooga is a beautiful city but I think that it would have been a lot nicer if it wasn't so cold. This trip was taken just before the blizzard.


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Pennsylvania StationPennsylvania Station
Pennsylvania Station

One thing that is cool about these train cars is that instead of staying in the hotel guests can opt to stay in a train car instead
Chattanooga Choo Choo HotelChattanooga Choo Choo Hotel
Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel

and a small electric car next to our gas guzzling Ford F450, that said I bet that the electric car can't tow 20,000 pounds
Chattanooga Choo ChooChattanooga Choo Choo
Chattanooga Choo Choo

This train line served a very important purpose through history connecting three train lines and a river boat. It was controlled by both the North and the South during the Civil War....also Glenn Miller wrote a catchy tune about it but was not responsible for its nickname.
Hotel Dining RoomHotel Dining Room
Hotel Dining Room

The Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel all decked out for the holidays
On the couchOn the couch
On the couch

While this was a very cool photo op those bricks were cold and our smiles are plastered on our faces while the rest of our bodies shivered.
Mellow Mushroom PizzaMellow Mushroom Pizza
Mellow Mushroom Pizza

No We didn't eat here but it sure smelled good and I thought the bottlecaps a cool touch.
Bridge by the riverBridge by the river
Bridge by the river

THis was all Bob as April and I took 10 steps towards the river and decided that it was far too cold...with windchill it had to have been in the 20s


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