By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Railroad crossing gate aimed at increasing safety
Placeholder Image
A new crossing gate has been placed at the railroad tracks on Old Well Road. The gate comes down and blocks the road when a train is approaching and serves as an extra safety precaution on what is a heavily traveled road.“Speaking as an engineer, this is one of the most dangerous crossings we have,” said Sharon Hobbs with Caney Fork and Western Railroad. “Cars and trucks fly through here.