Yellow Bank Trestle

Yellow Bank Trestle (HM1EV9)

Location: McEwen, TN 37101 Humphreys County
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N 36° 6.45', W 87° 38.016'

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Located 1/2 mile east is the site of a wooden railroad trestle built for the Nashville & Northwestern Railroad during the Civil War. The 12th and 13th U.S. Colored Infantry constructed the trestle and 1305 feet of earthworks. They built another trestle two miles east of this location on Hurricane Creek along with a blockhouse to protect the railroad from Confederate raiders.
HM NumberHM1EV9
Marker Number3E 26
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 7:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 442972 N 3996057
Decimal Degrees36.10750000, -87.63360000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 6.45', W 87° 38.016'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 6' 27.00" N, 87° 38' 0.96" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50 Main St, McEwen TN 37101, US
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