NC&St.L NEW SHOPS: The NC&St.L train yard in West Nashville is shown circa 1920. The yard was located on Charlotte Pike near Centennial Park. The photo is owned by William Baird whose father, two grandfathers, and two uncles are among the crowd of workers. Read about the railway in our September 2010 issue.
NOW AVAILABLE: Ron Taylor of Clean Water Nashville discusses the history of the city’s waterworks and sewer systems, including the collapse of the Eighth Avenue Reservoir, construction of the George Reyer Pumping Station and Lick Branch Sewers, cholera epidemics, and “night soil scavengers.”