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Knoxville Coster Yard

Identifier: SPC 2003.003 a & b

Scope and Contents

SPC 2003.003 a: 101 B&W snapshots of the Knoxville Coster Yard (a.k.a. Coster Shop Rail Yard, John Sevier Yards? Southern RR Yards?). Includes Power House, New Machine Shop, Blacksmith/Boiler, Coach Repair, Woodworking, Freight Office. In 26 PrintFile sleeves. Taken Oct.-Dec. 2001. SPC 2003.003 b: 27 B&W DUPLICATE snapshots in 7 PrintFile sleeves. Freight Office. + Letter of gift , photocopy of agreement, and history of the Knoxville Coster Yard by Thomason & Associates.


  • 2001

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


101 + 27 pieces


McClung Collection does not have negatives. Received by McClung Collection from the City of Knoxville as part of the city’s agreement with the State Historic Preservation Officer.

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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States