Caney Fork and Western Railroad

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Caney Fork and Western Railroad
Reporting mark CFWR
Locale Central Tennessee
Dates of operation 1983–
Predecessor Seaboard System
Track gauge 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) (standard gauge)
Length 61 miles (98 km)
Headquarters McMinnville, Tennessee

The Caney Fork and Western Railroad (reporting mark CFWR) is a shortline railroad operating since 1983 from a connection with CSX Transportation at Tullahoma to McMinnville, Tennessee, 61 miles (98 km). Currently the railroad is a subsidiary of Ironhorse Resources.

Principal commodities include lumber, steel, fertilizer, grain, propane, and carbon black, generating approximately 1,350 annual carloads.[1]


  1. ^ "Shortlines Across Tennessee" (PDF). November 2005. Retrieved 28 September 2010.