My current home..

I am right now living in a place called Chattanooga, Which is in Tennessee, in the southern part of the United States. It is a beautiful little place with a lot of natural beauty surrounding it. I will continually upload pictures and possible videos as often as possible, showing the sights and sounds of Chattanooga.

Though it is a small (actually it is the 4th largest city in Tennessee)  place and not many people have heard of the place, this city had has a lot of historical significance:

  • it was the center stage for the civil war
  • After the war ended, the city became a major railroad hub and industrial and manufacturing center.
  • This raise to success inspired the song “Chattanooga Choo Choo”, by Glenn Miller
  • the world’s first Coca-Cola bottling plant was set up here
  • As birthplace of the tow truck, Chattanooga is now home to the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum
  • another transportation icon  the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, the largest operating historic railroad in the south also has its home in Chattanooga

The famous moon pie finds its home right here in Chattanooga (Chattanooga Bakery)

there are a lot of tourist attractions in and around Chattanooga as well

  • Tennessee Aquarium
  • Ruby falls- an under ground water falls
  • rock gardens
  • Creative Discovery Museum, a hands-on children’s museum dedicated to science, art, and music;
  • an IMAX 3D Theatre
  • The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway
  • historic Walnut Street Bridge, which is now the world’s longest pedestrian bridge

Chattanooga is the corporate headquarters and home of

  • Olan Mills
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of TN
  • Rock Creek Outfitters
  • Krystal
  • Chattem
  • Unum
  • The Chattanooga Bakery (home of the Moon pie)
  • and Miller Industries, the largest tow truck manufacturer in the world( Chattanooga is the birthplace of the tow truck.)
  • Chattanooga is also home to the Tennessee Valley Authority, a self-funding government agency which operates numerous power plants in the South.
  • Many businesses in the banking and insurance industries set up operations in Chattanooga. The city is home to large branch offices of Cigna, AT&T and UBS.
  • Within the last ten years the city has won 3 national awards for outstanding “livability”, and 9 Gunther Blue Ribbon Awards for excellence in housing and consolidated planning.

Most importantly this city is home to The University of Tennessee at  Chattanooga (now ranked 13 in the south for masters) , for more details click here.

Changing to a completely unrelated topic a few months ago i bought a DSLR (canon eos rebel xsi), although i am still on the kit lens and my arsenal of lenses has not gone up i think i have been able to make quiet good use of the kit lens so far. Do comment on the pictures so i can get better at taking the :)….

I will be posting a few pictures of Chattanooga, hope you enjoy the sights and sounds that surround my life …

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~ by thecsk on April 3, 2009.

One Response to “My current home..”

  1. hey dats a gud description bot the place we living nw…

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