Remember When, Chattanooga? Did you ride the Warner Park tour train?

Contributed photo from EPB archives at ChattanoogaHistory.com / This 1968 photo of the "Little Pelican" train at Warner Park recalls a time when the downtown park featured rides. The conductor James Walker built the train, called the "Little Pelican" after a Southern Railway train that traveled from New York to New Orleans during the 20th century.
Contributed photo from EPB archives at ChattanoogaHistory.com / This 1968 photo of the "Little Pelican" train at Warner Park recalls a time when the downtown park featured rides. The conductor James Walker built the train, called the "Little Pelican" after a Southern Railway train that traveled from New York to New Orleans during the 20th century.

Note: This story was updated on July 19 to correct the location of the train.

One of the family-friendly rides at Warner Park during the 1960s and 1970s was built by an EPB employee named James Walker.

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