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In the days when there was a railroad line between Huntsville, Alabama and Kingsport, Tennessee, did it run through Chattanooga and Knoxville?

Question #149056. Asked by Kenners158.
Last updated Nov 19 2022.
Originally posted Nov 18 2022 2:50 PM.

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I haven't yet found a map directly but the old line has a museum and part still running, I'm fairly sure they'd know and Chattanooga was on their website.


Nov 18 2022, 8:20 PM
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I haven't been able to nail down the "Huntsville to Chattanooga" line, I did find a map showing the Tennessee railways.
It appears that the Southern (Now the Norfolk Southern) ran from Chattanooga and passed through Kingsport on its way to Bristol. It's an older map dated 1976.


Nov 19 2022, 7:44 AM
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Thanks. It looks as though some of it must have run on a route that is parallel to where Interstate 75 is located now.

Nov 19 2022, 11:13 AM
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