Knoxville Southern Railroad Historic District

Former Knoxville Southern Railroad from near Reliance to near Farner, Reliance, Tennessee


National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 21, 2007
Reference number
Areas of significance
Transportation; Engineering; Industry
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Rail-related; Energy facility
Current functions
Rail-related; Energy facility
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1890; 1898; 1941
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Contributing structures: 13
Contributing sites: 3
Non-contributing buildings: 1

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2017: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "GPS Coordinates" (at approximate halfway point of RR R/W between Reliance & Farner) and "Street Views"
  • July 6, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Fixed typo