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The Mountain Goat by J. W. Arbuckle (1992)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 093280764X, Paperback)In this captivating work, the authors, a rail fan and a former railroader, engagingly tell the history and the character ofthe Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railroad's Tracy City branch, better known as "The Mountain Goat." They detail the railroad's direct im-pact on the University of the South and coal's impact on the railroad, The history of the line's shaky beginning and endurance as a coal-hauling branchline is peppered with the authors' and other railroaders' anecdotes that span the line's existence-from its 1858 birth, through the Civil War, Reconstruction, and two world wars, to its 1985 demise. Pictures and memorabilia from the collection of William Ray Turner give added enjoyment to the read-ers of this "Little History."
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