Cookeville Depot Museum - Cookeville, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton
N 36° 09.860 W 085° 30.499
16S E 634166 N 4003207
Quick Description: The Cookeville Depot Museum in Cookeville, TN has lots of things to see and explore related to trains and the Tennessee Central rail line history.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 11/23/2020 6:38:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM13EF7
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member alermy
Views: 1

Long Description:
There are lots to see and do here. The train cars and locomotive can be entered and explored. There are also several displays to check out inside the museum.

"Originally built in 1909, the Cookeville Depot Museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is the heart of Cookeville's historic west side district. The museum houses many Tennessee Central Railway artifacts, as well as an HO scale replica of what Cookeville's west side looked like in the summer of 1955. On the other side of the diorama is a replica of a coal tipple with a model train loading up with coal.

The grounds surrounding the museum are considered a park area where the museum has a static display consisting of a 1913 Baldwin steam engine, a 1920's classic red caboose, a 1960's caboose, and two small track cars. This area also offers picnic tables and a number of benches for visitors."
Reference: (visit link)
Museum Website: [Web Link]

Train ride provided?: no

Actual railroad cars or locomotives on display?: yes

Admission fee?: 0.0

Street Address: 100 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501

Gift shop?: yes

Café/restaurant?: no

Theater?: no

Other features?: Not listed

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