Cowan Tennessee is a cute little town between Sewanee and Winchester. It is interesting because it is the place where extra locomotives are attached to trains before they make the long climb up the mountain. There is a tunnel through part of the mountain but, I don;t think you can get there anymore. It is just out of town and I have been there before in a Jeep. However the last time I tried to get there the road was blocked and marked private CSX property.
There are some old train cars and engine son display right in the middle of town beside the rail road tracks. There is also a museum that is open May to October.
For some pictures of our last visit there see: http://mikestrawbridge.com/blog/2011/04/cowan-railroad-museum/
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