The Last Train to Clarksville
|BRSR Depot - Blue Ridge, Georgia|
Passengers are treated to a very pretty ride along the Toccoa River as it runs north – yes, just like the St. Johns – into Tennessee where the name of the river changes to the Ocoee River. The town of McCaysville, Georgia/Copperhill, Tennessee, the destination of the nostalgia-induced journey, is where the train stops and passengers disembark for a two hour visit before the return trip to Blue Ridge.
There is really only one town, delineated by a series of rectangular blue dashes painted on sidewalks and on the streets, and you may not be aware of which town you're in as you wander around looking for a restaurant or a souvenir to take to the friends back home. Many of the passengers from the train have their heads buried in the brochures handed out by local merchants who greeted them as they disembarked from
The Blue State Line at McCaysville, Georgia/Copperhill, Tennessee
|The 500 year-old fish trap on the Toccoa River|
|McCaysville, Georgia/Coppertown, Tennessee - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.|
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