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Louisville and Nashville Railroad

The Louisville and Nashville Railroad was a Class I railroad that operated freight and passenger services in the southeast United States. [1]

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Alabama

Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.

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Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a partially government-funded American passenger railroad service.

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Atlanta

Atlanta (locally) is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2013 population of 447,841.

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Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum

The Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum was a civil war museum located in Atlanta, Georgia, its most noted attraction being the Atlanta Cyclorama, a cylindrical panoramic painting of the Civil War Battle of Atlanta.

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Atlantic Coast Line Railroad

The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad is a former U. S. Class I railroad from 1900 until 1967, when it merged with long-time rival Seaboard Air Line Railroad to form the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad.

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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is one of the oldest railroads in the United States and the first common carrier railroad.

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Battle of Lebanon

The Battle of Lebanon occurred July 5, 1863, in Lebanon, Kentucky, during Morgan's Raid in the American Civil War.

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Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama.

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Bluegrass Railroad and Museum

The Bluegrass Railroad and Museum is a railroad museum and heritage railroad in Versailles, Kentucky, United States.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky

Bowling Green is a city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States.

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Central of Georgia Railway

The Central of Georgia Railway started as the Central Rail Road and Canal Company in 1833.

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Chesapeake and Ohio Railway

The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway was a Class I railroad formed in 1869 in Virginia from several smaller Virginia railroads begun in the 19th century.

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Chessie System

Chessie System, Inc. was a holding company that owned the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O), the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O), the Western Maryland Railway (WM), and several smaller carriers.

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Chicago

Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States.

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Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad

The Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad was a Class I railroad that linked Chicago to southern Illinois, St. Louis, and Evansville.

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Confederate States dollar

The Confederate States of America dollar was first issued just before the outbreak of the American Civil War by the newly formed Confederacy.

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Confederate States of America

The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was a confederation of secessionist American states existing from 1861 to 1865.

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CSX Transportation

CSX Transportation is a Class I railroad in the United States.

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Dixie Flagler

The Dixie Flagler was a streamlined passenger train operated by the Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) between Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida.

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Dixie Flyer (train)

The Dixie Flyer was a premier named passenger train that operated from 1892 to 1966 via the "Dixie Route" from Chicago and St.

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Dow Jones Transportation Average

The Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJTA, also called the "Dow Jones Transports") is a U.S. stock market index from S&P Dow Jones Indices of the transportation sector, and is the most widely recognized gauge of the American transportation sector.

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Florida

Florida is a state in the southeast United States, bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida.

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Florida East Coast Railway

The Florida East Coast Railway is a Class II railroad operating in the U.S. state of Florida and since 2007 has been a subsidiary of Railroad Acquisition Holdings, LLC, itself a subsidiary of Fortress Investment Group, LLC.

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Floridian (train)

The Floridian was a train operated by Amtrak from 1971 to 1979 that ran from Chicago to Miami and St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Georgia (U.S. state)

Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States.

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Gilded Age

The Gilded Age in United States history is the late 19th century, from the 1870s to about 1900.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the 1930s.

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Great Locomotive Chase

The Great Locomotive Chase or Andrews' Raid was a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862, in northern Georgia during the American Civil War.

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Greenback (1860s money)

Greenbacks were paper currency (printed in green on the back) issued by the United States during the American Civil War.

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Gulf Wind

The Gulf Wind was a streamlined passenger train inaugurated on July 31, 1949, as a joint operation by the Louisville and Nashville Railroad and the Seaboard Air Line Railroad (Seaboard Coast Line after merger with the Atlantic Coast Line on July 1, 1967).

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Humming Bird (train)

The Humming Bird was a named train of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad (L&N).

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Illinois

Illinois is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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J. P. Morgan

John Pierpont "J.P." Morgan (April 17, 1837 – March 31, 1913) was an American financier, banker, and art collector who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation during his time.

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Jean Ritchie

Jean Ritchie (December 8, 1922 – June 1, 2015) was an American folk music singer, songwriter, and Appalachian dulcimer player.

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Kennesaw, Georgia

Kennesaw is a city in Cobb County, Georgia, United States, located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area.

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Kentucky

Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

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Kentucky Railway Museum

The Kentucky Railway Museum, now located in New Haven, Kentucky, United States, is a non-profit railroad museum dedicated to educating the public regarding the history and heritage of Kentucky's railroads and the people who built them.

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Lebanon Junction, Kentucky

Lebanon Junction is a home rule-class city in Bullitt County, Kentucky, in the United States.

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Lebanon, Kentucky

Lebanon is a home rule-class city in Marion County, Kentucky, in the United States.

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List of Louisville and Nashville Railroad precursors

These railroads were bought, leased, or in other ways had their track come under ownership or lease by the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.

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Locomotive

A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.

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Louisiana

Louisiana (or; État de Louisiane,; Louisiana Creole: Léta de la Lwizyàn) is a state located in the southern region of the United States.

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Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co. v. Mottley

Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company v. Mottley, 211 U.S. 149 (1908), was a United States Supreme Court decision that held that under the existing statutory scheme, federal question jurisdiction could not be predicated on a plaintiff's anticipation that the defendant would raise a federal statute as a defense.

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Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville (generally pronounced or by natives, and by others) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.

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Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County.

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Michelle Shocked

Michelle Shocked (born Karen Michelle Johnston, February 24, 1962) is an American singer-songwriter.

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Milton H. Smith

Milton H. Smith (September 12, 1836-February 22, 1921) was an early American railroad executive.

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Mississippi

Mississippi is a state located in the Southern United States.

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Missouri

Missouri (see pronunciations) is a state located in the Midwestern United States.

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Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County.

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Mount Vernon, Kentucky

Mount Vernon is a home rule-class city at the intersection of U.S. Routes 25 and 150 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, in the United States.

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Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway

The Nashville, Chattanooga and St.

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Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County.

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New Orleans

New Orleans (or; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.

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Ohio

Ohio is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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Pan-American (train)

The Pan-American was a passenger train operated by the Louisville and Nashville Railroad (L&N) between Cincinnati, Ohio and New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Pennsylvania Railroad

The Pennsylvania Railroad was an American Class I railroad, founded in 1846.

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Piedmont Limited

The Piedmont Limited was a named passenger train operated by the Southern Railway in the southern United States.

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Pullman Company

The Pullman Palace Car Company, founded by George Pullman, manufactured railroad cars in the mid-to-late 19th century through the early decades of the 20th century, during the boom of railroads in the United States.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods, by way of wheeled vehicles running on rails.

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Rail transport modelling

Railway modelling (UK, Australia and Ireland) or model railroading (US and Canada) is a hobby in which rail transport systems are modelled at a reduced scale.

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Railroad classes

In the United States, railroads are classified as Class I, II or III, as established by the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) for the year ending June 30, 1911.

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Rhonda Vincent

Rhonda Lea Vincent (born July 13, 1962) is an American bluegrass singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.

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Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works

Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works was a 19th-century manufacturer of railroad steam locomotives based in Paterson, in Passaic County, New Jersey, in the United States.

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Seaboard Air Line Railroad

The Seaboard Air Line Railroad, which styled itself "The Route of Courteous Service," was an American railroad whose corporate existence extended from April 14, 1900 until July 1, 1967, when it merged with the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, its longtime rival, to form the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad.

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Seaboard Coast Line Railroad

The Seaboard Coast Line Railroad is a former Class I railroad company operating in the Southeastern United States beginning in 1967.

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Seaboard System Railroad

The Seaboard System Railroad, Inc. was a short-lived former US Class I railroad that was created after the consolidation of the Family Lines System railroads (notably the Louisville & Nashville, Seaboard Coast Line, and Clinchfield) on December 29, 1982.

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South Wind (train)

The South Wind was a named passenger train equipped and operated jointly by the Pennsylvania Railroad, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (later Seaboard Coast Line), and the Florida East Coast Railway.

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Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History is a museum in Kennesaw, Georgia, that contains a collection of artifacts and relics from the American Civil War, as well as from railroads of the state of Georgia and surrounding regions.

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Southern Railway (U.S.)

The Southern Railway was a US class 1 railroad that was based in the Southern United States.

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Southern United States

The Southern United States—commonly referred to as the American South, Dixie, or simply the South—is a region of the United States of America.

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St. Louis

St.

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Stock market index

A stock index or stock market index is a measurement of the value of a section of the stock market.

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Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

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Tennessee

Tennessee (ᏔᎾᏏ, Tanasi) is a U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States.

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Tennessee Central Railway

The Tennessee Central Railway was founded in 1884 as the Nashville and Knoxville Railroad by Alexander S. Crawford.

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The General (locomotive)

The General is a type 4-4-0 steam locomotive that was the subject of the Great Locomotive Chase of the American Civil War.

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The Historic Railpark and Train Museum

The Historic Railpark and Train Museum, formerly the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Station in Bowling Green, Kentucky, is located in the historic railroad station.

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The Texas (locomotive)

The Texas is a type 4-4-0 steam locomotive that played an important role in the Great Locomotive Chase during the American Civil War.

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Union (American Civil War)

During the American Civil War, the Union was the term used to refer to the United States of America, and specifically to the national government and the 20 free states and five border slave states which supported it.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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University Press of Kentucky

The University Press of Kentucky (UPK) is the scholarly publisher for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and was organized in 1969 as successor to the University of Kentucky Press.

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Virginia

Virginia (U.S.:, U.K.), officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a U.S. state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States.

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Wabash Railroad

The Wabash Railroad was a Class I railroad that operated in the mid-central United States.

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West Point Route

The West Point Route was actually a nickname used in the early 20th century for the joint operations of the Atlanta and West Point Railroad and the Western Railway of Alabama.

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Western and Atlantic Railroad

The Western & Atlantic Railroad of the State of Georgia (W&A) is a historic, government-owned railroad which operates in the southeastern United States from Atlanta, Georgia to Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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1964 New York World's Fair

The 1964/1965 New York World's Fair was the third major world's fair to be held in New York City.

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4-4-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, represents the arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, usually in a leading bogie, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and no trailing wheels.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisville_and_Nashville_Railroad

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