The Alabama Tennessee River Railroad

The Alabama Tennessee River Railroad (HMIML)

Location: Piedmont, AL 36272 Calhoun County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 55.476', W 85° 36.672'

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The Alabama Tennessee River Railroad was chartered by the Alabama legislature in the session of 1836-1837. Work was begun at Selma in 1851 and the rails reached Blue Mountain in 1861. Work was terminated during the War Between the States.

In 1867 a contract was let to complete the road to Dalton, Georgia. Three corporations merged to form the Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad, which reached Dalton in 1869.

On June 20, 1868, the first train arrived in Cross Plains from Jacksonville.

This marker is given in Memory of Mr. and Mrs. S. Herschel Harris by Kennedy Rue Harris.
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 7:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 628370 N 3754664
Decimal Degrees33.92460000, -85.61120000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 55.476', W 85° 36.672'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 55' 28.56" N, 85° 36' 40.32" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 152-198 N Center Ave, Piedmont AL 36272, US
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