Cowan Train Museum - Cowan, Tennessee
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
N 35° 09.819 W 086° 00.617
16S E 590134 N 3891639
Quick Description: Old Train Depot located in the middle of town, now a Museum.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 7/9/2020 6:53:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM12RXA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
Views: 1

Long Description:
"Cowan Railroad Museum features photos, relics, and memorabilia from the age of steam and steel located in a 1904 train depot listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The depot itself features a model railroad layout and a photo exhibition of area industry. The museum grounds feature a rare Porter-type steam locomotive, a diesel-electric switch locomotive, boxcar, flatcar, rare NC&StL caboose as well as NC&StL diesel locomotive and boxcar." - (visit link)

The Museum is open from May through October, Thursday through Saturday 10 AM ‘till 4 PM, and Sundays 1-4 PM. Groups of 10 or more, please schedule visits in advance by leaving a message at (931) 967-3078.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No

Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
Museum


What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: CSX

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

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