depots

Grant County, Kentucky Depot Grant County, Kentucky Depot

Southern Railroad Depot,
 Williamstown

Dry Ridge Depot, 1920

 

Grant County, Kentucky Depot Grant County, Kentucky Depot Grant County, Kentucky Depot
Dry Ridge Crittenden Blanchett Depot, 1913
  (Kentuckiana Virtual Library images)  

 

Grant County, Kentucky Depot Grant County, Kentucky Depot Grant County, Kentucky Depot
Corinth Williamstown Mason
  (Kentuckiana Virtual Library images)  

 

Grant County, Kentucky Depot

Sherman
(a Kentuckiana Virtual Library image)
“The depot at Sherman has closed, and the business of the company
abandoned.  All freight shipped to this point is at the risk of the owner.”
from the Williamstown Courier, December 1, 1892

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“A riot occurred between white and negro laborers on the Southern Railroad in Grant County, Kentucky, yesterday. Reports state that two negroes were killed and eight wounded. None of the whites were injured.” Daily Alta California, June 17, 1875 More about this incident here.

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Williamstown Sentinel says: The track layers have reached a point a half mile south of Roberts' store. A few more days and the locomotive will echo its shrill notes within the limits of Williamstown.”
Courier-Journal, July 29, 1876
“Williamstown, Grant county, has heard the whistle of a locomotive on the C. S. road [Cincinnati Southern Railroad], and is happy.”
Courier-Journal, August 28, 1876
“The scream of the locomotive whistle has waked Williamstown from her Rip Van Winkle sleep, and the Sentinel says trade is now brisk.”
Courier-Journal, September 9, 1876
“Williamstown, Grant County, established telegraphic communication with the outside world Thursday” Courier-Journal, September 16, 1876

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Grant County, Kentucky Depot Grant County, Kentucky Depot Grant County, Kentucky Depot Grant County, Kentucky Depot
Sherman Blanchett Crittenden Williamstown
The Williamstown Courier in 1901 ran a special historical  edition which contained the above four depot images.

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