Cowan to Tracy City

The Tracy City Branch

Reset
Terrain
Roadmap
Satellite

Map submitted by Mike Fromholt.

This rail also extended to a coal mine at Palmer.

Wade Edwards
Murfreesboro, TN
11/8/2012

____________________

The locals called the line the "(Mountain) Goat line" and in its day a student could travel from Cowan to the University of the South in Sewanee. I thought the line went on at least as far as Coalmont, TN. There appears to be what could have been a switching tower in Coalmont.

Today, there are attempts to make the line a bike and walking trail to (at least) Sewanee.

Bob Fedder
Easley, SC
5/15/2014

____________________

I rode this in a Toyota 4 wheel drive truck. What a sight and excitement.

Lytle Biggs
Greenbrier, TN
2/6/2015

____________________

5 mile run this weekend on the improved trail along the old R/W from Sewanee to Monteagle. The former line extend east to Palmer through Tracey City , Coalmont, Gruetli, Laager and Collins to Palmer. Will be a big boon to Grundy County if it can be completed.

Bill McCord
Gallatin, TN
3/28/2015

____________________


Shortened Link: http://a-r.us/h4a
Share: Bookmark this on Delicious

Do you have any pictures or information about The Tracy City Branch? Please . You will get credit for anything you contribute.