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108 Front Street
P.O. Box 53
Cowan, TN 37318-0053

Cowan Railroad Museum
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Fairmont Motor Cars

Maintenance of way crew cars. Lovingly restored to operation and painted in NC&StL livery of the fifties. Gasoline powered with a single large cylinder two stroke engine, they were called “putt-putts” because of the odd hit-and-miss sound they made when in operation. The two stroke was designed to run clockwise or counter-clockwise so as to not have to pick up the car and turn it around or use a reverse gear to run in an opposite direction. The engine is directly belted with a clutch to one axle.

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