The Gregarious Railfan
Stevenson, AL  35772  (population, 1,977 (2016))                      

GPS:  N 34.86811, W 85.83982           Google map   

Scanner:   CSX road 161.370 [84], dispatcher 161.100 [66];  NS road 160.950 [56], dispatcher 160.245 [9] and
160.830 [48]

Railroads:   CSX Nashville Division, Chattanooga Sub;  NS Alabama Division, Memphis East Sub

Description:   Stevenson, Alabama is located in far northeast Alabama about 45 miles west of Chattanooga, TN. Both
CSX and NS have busy main lines running from west to east in downtown Stevenson.  There is a former 1872 train
station standing downtown where the NS joins the CSX and continues east with trackage rights.  The old station is
now the
Stevenson Railroad Depot Museum. Every year in early June, the town hosts Stevenson Depot Days.  North
and across the tracks from the museum is ample parking and a raised covered pavilion.  N 34.86811, W 85.83982

Approximate # trains per 24 hours:   60

Nearby RR stuff:  Just east of Stevenson, CSX has 2 small yards. One at Widows Cree Station, N 34.94436, W
85.71767 about 6 miles, with no access; and one at Bridgeport N 34.94472, W 85.71711 about 8.5 miles with good
access from an overpass.  In Bridgeport there is another Depot Museum. N 34.94877, W 85.71203 and The Historic
Dual Railroad Tennessee River Bridge, A pedestrian bridge that parallels the railroad bridge over the Tennessee River.    
W 34.95216, W 85.70496

Breakfast:   Friday's Restaurant, 507 E 2nd St, N 34.87026, W 85.83254  and Huddle House, 1402 County Park
Rd, Scottsboro, 11 Miles west, N 34.64759, W 86.03194

Fast Food:   McDonalds (and others), 43151 US-72,  N 34.87285, W 85.81148

Pub and Grub:   This is the south, Ruby Tuesday is as good as it gets, 252 Micah Way, Scottsboro,
N 34.66191, W 86.01196

Lodging:  Quality Inn, 208 Micah Way, Scottsboro, N 34.66212, W 86.01448

TRAINS Article:   Hot Spots, September 2018   
Alabama Railfan Stevenson/Bridgeport Page   
Picture of the Stevenson Depot and Museum in Stevenson, AL   
Todd Sestero's Stevenson Page   
.              2012-4-4 CSX and NS at Stevenson AL