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Purchase property located in the old mill site, 100ft. by 324ft.
Purchase the necessary public liability insurance coverage for the Museum's anticipated operations.
File proper application for the highway turnout access from US 321 highway.
Move #2147 and other equipment to site and begin volunteer restoration.
Receive Walland Station (moved by other - free) on site and begin volunteer restoration. Native stone foundation - repair woodwork - window glass - paint.
Establish chemical type portable sanitary convenience houses for workers.
Develop access from River Road with parking.
Begin landscape plantings.
Receive Caboose from Southern Railroad (we move) and begin volunteer restoration.
Acquire flatcar and add on a surrey type room. Locate elements of sawmill carriage on this platform.
Complete access from US 321 - Build gravel street and permanent parking. STAGE IV
Approach Southern Railroad for boxcars to expand Museum and storage as necessary. STAGE V
Pave access and parking. STAGE VI
Acquire adjacent lands if vacant and financially practical to expand green park area of Museum.
Little River Railroad and Lumber Company
is a non-profit corporation
founded in 1982 to preserve the heritage of the the Little River Lumber
Company and the Little River Railroad. We operate a museum in Townsend,
Tennessee, collecting, preserving and exhibiting the history of these
companies, and of the people in this region.