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Tuscumbia was the beginning of the railway system…

Map of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad

Map of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad

in America. The first line ran from Tuscumbia to Decatur. There were two railway systems at one time. The L &N, Louisville & Nashville, was one. The railway system provided good paying jobs and retirement benefits for those who worked on the railways and their families. The photo below is of the L & N Depot in Tuscumbia, Alabama.

L & N Railway Station in Tuscumbia, Alabama

L & N Railway Station in Tuscumbia, Alabama

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