Depot Doings: Oliver Springs, TN / Bryson City, NC / Decherd, TN / Chatsworth, GA

Featured Southern Railway depots this month are Oliver Springs, Tennessee (1980), and Bryson City, NC (1978).  Featured Louisville & Nashville (L&N) Railway depots are Decherd, Tennessee (1978), and Chatsworth, Georgia (1980).

The Oliver Springs and Bryson City depots have been restored.  The Oliver Springs depot houses the Oliver Springs Historical Society and the Bryson City depot houses the Great Smoky Mountain Railway excursions. The Decherd depot has been removed from service and the Chatsworth depot was relocated and restored in 1990.  It currently houses a museum of railroad and talc industry memorabilia.

Southern Railway Depot: Oliver Springs, TN (Credit: Tom Rock)

Southern Railway Depot: Bryson City, NC (Credit: Tom Rock)

L&N Railway Depot: Decherd, TN (Credit: Tom Rock)

L&N Depot: Chatsworth, GA (Credit: Tom Rock)


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4 thoughts on “Depot Doings: Oliver Springs, TN / Bryson City, NC / Decherd, TN / Chatsworth, GA

  1. Always good to see history being preserved. It seems here in Eastern Canada we just let it rot and decay 😦

  2. Good observation Al. We here in the US also have problems with our government officials not realizing how important history is and its presevation. Perhaps a nationwide petition to the House of Commons might help.

  3. Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wished to say that I have really enjoyed browsing26 your blog posts. In any case I’ll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you write again soon!…

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