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The Cadiz Railroad

In 1901, William White had a problem.  He wanted to bring a railroad to Cadiz, Kentucky from nearby Gracey to help transport tobacco and other freight across the area.  Gracey had nice rail lines served by the Illinois Central and the Louisville and Nashville.  Connecting Cadiz to Gracey would benefit the citizens of this Trigg County seat immensely.

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Old Maps Overlaying Today’s Reveal Big Changes

The United States Geological Survey has a great online mapping feature that is quite addicting and can suck you in for a while.

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