Mt. Zion,Kentucky

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Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1901


 

Mt. Zion Baptist Church


 

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Free School,
Mt. Zion, 1901

James Leary's Store,
Zion Station, 1901

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Floyd.

Yes, Pretty Boy Floyd really did rob the Mt. Zion Bank.  Stories here and here.

In the Civil War, many rural Kentuckians had more fear of Guerillas than real troops. These self-appointed confederates' primary actions consisted of looting and thieving, as shown in this 1864 episode in Mt. Zion.
Mt. Zion gets a new mill in 1879.
A really nice piece on Mt. Zion ran in 1879, and can be read here.

Zion Station

The L&N coming thru Zion Station
from the Kentucky Explorer

The September, 1950 issue of the Louisville and Nashville Employees Magazine
 ran a feature story on the employees working in Mt. Zion.  Here are the pictures.
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Section Gang Members Working on the track Three employees discuss issues
     
     
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The track was being surfaced and re-ballasted when pictures on this page were taken.
     
     
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The motor car Rail lubricator Section foreman's home
     
     
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Other Zion Station residences Shorty Webster Technology used by the crew

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