Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company & Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway Company, in error. v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company & Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway Company, in error. v. State
Case Date: 
1877
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Obstructing a Public Road/ Road/ Ri

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
223
Notes / Description: 

In 1875, the Court awarded in favor of the State by reason of the railroads having built a trestle connecting their roads from the depots of each of them in the city and doing this crossing several public highways. The actual charge was nuisance and obstructing a highway. Exhibits include small hand drawn map.