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Valley communities came together this week to honor those who lost their lives in the line of duty during Peace Officers Memorial Week. The Athens Police Department honored fallen officers by raisingMore >>
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The National Weather service confirmed two EF-0 tornados touched down Friday in Limestone County. Showers and storms moved in around 10 a.m. A few of those storms intensified as they tracked eastwardMore >>
The National Weather service confirmed two EF-0 tornados touched down Friday in Limestone County.
The restored depot is complete with post cards, arrivals, departures, and other artifacts from the time period.
On the train, visitors can view the engine, dinning car and even the mail car--complete with slots for each town passed through.
"As a train would say go from Chattanooga to Sheffield, each of the little towns along the way would have a box and you would put the mail in there," said Hugh Dudley of the North Alabama Railroad Museum.
Packages would also be sorted and placed in sacks. Many people carried their clothing and personal items in trunks which were also stored there.
The museum began in the 60's in Sheffield but moved to Huntsville in 1985.
One by one purchases were made and attention given to even the slightest details.
"What we have here is a true representation of what was available for people to travel in during the 1920's and 30's, 40's....and into the 50's," said Dudley.