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Train 'robbed' in Watertown
Tennessee Central Railway Museum offers passengers a trip through past
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Even in modern times, it is still possible to get robbed on a train Wild West style. Tennessee Central Railway Museum offers its passengers the chance to experience just that for fun. The money collected is added to a scholarship fund.
Tennessee Central Railway Museum offered its Train Robbery Trip on Saturday. Riders enjoyed a train robbery and a shootout in Watertown’s Court Square between a band of misfits called the Dead Tree Desperados and the sheriff.Numerous railroad trips with various themes and destinations are offered every year. Saturday’s event traveled from Donelson in Nashville at 3:30 p.m. to Watertown, a 90-mile round trip that took approximately five-and-a-half hours.The train robbery took place just before entering Watertown.