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.
Location. 35° 19.392′ N, 84° 31.469′ W. Marker is in Etowah, Tennessee, in McMinn County. Marker is on L and North Drive (Tennessee Route 411), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located near the old L&N Depot. Marker is in this post office area: Etowah TN 37331, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Louisville and Nashville Railroad (here, next to this marker); World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Englewood (approx. 7.4 miles away); Samuel Cleage (approx. 9.2 miles away); Tennessee Wesleyan College (approx. 9.2 miles away); Battle of Athens (approx. 9.3 miles away); Petty-Manker Hall (approx. 9.4 miles away); The Nocatula Legend (approx. 9.4 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.)
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 29 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on October 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.