Clinchfield Railroad Station - Kingsport, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 32.688 W 082° 33.743
17S E 360155 N 4045512
Quick Description: Clinchfield Railroad Station was the main train station in the planned city of Kingsport; now, a bank.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 9/24/2008 10:43:29 AM
Waymark Code: WM4RN6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 16

Long Description:
Street address: 101 E. Main St/Kingsport, TN

Kingsport developed over the years at the intersection of stage wagons, flatboats, and a railroad came together. As a planned city, the Clinchfield Railroad Station, built in 1905, was designed to be one end of the main downtown area. In the early 1970's the building passed from railroad use into renovation. It currently houses a number of businesses and organizations, primarily Citizen bank.
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?:
Citizen Bank, Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, a coffee shop, etc.


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

Station/Depot Web Site: Not listed

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