Knoxville, Sevierville & Eastern Railway

Knoxville, Sevierville & Eastern Railway (HMB64)

Location: Sevierville, TN 37862 Sevier County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 52.168', W 83° 34.065'

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(KS & E)

The eastern terminal of this 28-mile shortlinestood southwest of this site. It was establishedin 1907 by Knoxville industrialist W.J. Oliver.and constructed by his firm. The KS & E andits successor companies were dubbed "Knoxville,Slow & Easy." The line aided the economicgrowth of Sevier County and was essential tothe construction of Douglas Dam during WorldWar II. later known as the Smoky MountainRailroad, it ceased operations in 1961
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HM NumberHMB64
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Marker Number1C 88
Placed ByTennessee Historical commission
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 10:25am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 268169 N 3972515
Decimal Degrees35.86946667, -83.56775000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 52.168', W 83° 34.065'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 52' 10.08" N, 83° 34' 3.90" W
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Area Code(s)865
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 206 W Main St, Sevierville TN 37862, US
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