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Oliver Springs in Roane County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

L&N Cowcreel Branch

 
 
L&N Cowcreel Branch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, November 7, 2020
1. L&N Cowcreel Branch Marker
Inscription.  2000 Ft. L&N trestle to Windrock Mines. Built March 2nd, 1904. Torn down in 1970.
 
Erected by Oliver Springs Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is March 2, 1904.
 
Location. 36° 2.67′ N, 84° 20.711′ W. Marker is in Oliver Springs, Tennessee, in Roane County. Marker can be reached from Kingston Avenue just east of Walker Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 306 Kingston Ave, Oliver Springs TN 37840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. O.S. Engine #2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Railroad X574 (within shouting distance of this marker); Ticket Booth (within shouting distance of this marker); Guerillas and Foragers (within shouting distance of this marker); Oak Ridge Schools (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Robertsville Community (approx. 4˝ miles away); Oak Ridge Turnpike Checking Station
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(approx. 4˝ miles away); The Swimming Hole (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oliver Springs.
 
L&N Cowcreel Branch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, November 7, 2020
2. L&N Cowcreel Branch Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 10, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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