Episode 3128

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Tennessee Crossroads

January 11, 2018

Season 31 | Episode 28

On Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads, we kick of Keep Crossroads Travelin' 2018! First, Joe Elmore visits the Smoky Mountain National Park to uncover the story of the Little River Railroad. Gretchen Bates cruises down memory lane to the Snow White Drive In in Lebanon. And Susan Watson visits the Homestead Manor Plantation in Thompson's Station.

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Little River Railroad on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Little River Railroad

Townsend, TN

Before the Smoky Mountains became a national park, about two-thirds of its virgin forests were clear-cut by loggers. Tennessee Crossroads visits a site that reveals an intriguing story of how a lumber company and railroad brought jobs to Townsend, TN, while bringing destruction to what's now a protected park. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.

Snow White Drive In on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Snow White Drive In

Lebanon, TN

Tennessee Crossroads takes a sentimental look back at a bygone era, when muscle cars cruised up and down the main drag, and the local malt shop was the center of the universe. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

Homestead Manor Plantation on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Homestead Manor Plantation

Thompson's Station, TN

Susan Watson visits the Homestead Manor Plantation in Thompson's Station to learn a little history while eating a little lunch.