The site of the one of the most deadly train wrecks in American history.


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The Great Train Wreck of 1918 Unknown staff photographer for The Tennessean / Public Domain
An informational plaque at the site Rex Hammock / CC BY-SA 2.0
Dutchman’s curve seen from the Richland Creek Greenway Map Data © 2016 Google

On the morning of July 9, 1918, at this otherwise unremarkable spot along the railroad on the western outskirts of Nashville, two trains traveling in opposite directions on a single-track section of the railway collided head…

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