Tuesday, June 4, 2013
--Jack London (1876-1916) American author, journalist.
This train trestle spans the Nolichucky River in Unicoi County, TN just south of Erwin. It replaced the original wood bridge in 1908. It wasn't until after I took the photo I realized there are two young people hanging out under the tracks on the middle pillar. Makes me nervous thinking what they had to do to get under there. Yikes! For a photo of the tracks from above click here. And here's the view from the Appalachian Trail high above.
For a fascinating look at the history of the Clinchfield Railroad, click here.
To see and hear a train going over this century old trestle, click here.