Railroading Around Hazard and Perry County (KY) (Images of Rail)

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Besides the 1795 settling of what later became Hazard, Kentucky, and the establishment of Perry County in 1821, no other event has had the historical significance of the coming of the railroad. Until the track-laying train came through the tunnel north of town and stopped briefly for a celebration, Hazard was landlocked, and the townspeople had never heard the earthshaking sound of the train whistle. Before the railroad, the river was their road. The only few household conveniences known to these isolated people were laboriously brought up the river on push boats. Many materials used to build the railroad were also transported on flatboats. As a bridge and tunnel were built, and a passage was made for the engine that carried the railroad ties, John G. Kinner documented the change with his camera. Images of Rail: Railroading Around Hazard and Perry County features John G. Kinner’s vivid and historic\photographs and others from the Bobby Davis Museum collection.

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Martha Hall Quigley, a native of Hazard, is the director of the Bobby Davis Museum and Park. She is also the author of Images of America: Hazard and Perry County, published in 2000.

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