A Railroad Town
At its peak, Etowah’s L&N complex included a roundhouse, maintenance shops, freight and passenger depots, and employed over 2,000 men.
Erected by Tennessee Dept. of Transportation; Tennessee 200, Inc.; East Tennessee Foundation; the counties of McMinn, Monroe, and Polk.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers
Location. 35° 19.392′ N, 84° 31.469′ W. Marker is in Etowah, Tennessee, in McMinn County. It is in . Marker is on L and North Drive (Tennessee Route 411), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located near the old L&N Depot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Etowah TN 37331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Louisville and Nashville Railroad (here, next to this marker); Company "A" 278th Inf R.C.T. (within shouting distance of this marker); Etowah World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary Soldiers (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Federal Road (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bethsalem Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Tennessee Overhill Experience (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Etowah.
Also see . . .
1. Louisville and Nashville Railroad. (Submitted on October 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Etowah, Tennessee. (Submitted on October 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 2. submitted on July 26, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.