The Great Locomotive Chase • Kennesaw Train Depot • Big Shanty Smokehouse

In this episode, we take a trip through history to one of the biggest vehicle heists ever at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History in Kennesaw, Ga. In 1862, Union spies infiltrated Big Shanty, Ga, and stole the "General" Locomotive. This resulted in a legendary chase that included the appropriation of another train, the "Texas," in which Confederate forces pursued the stolen General backwards through the historical tunnel at Tunnel Hill. After touring the museum, we ate at the Big Shanty Smokehouse for some amazing BBQ. Links: The General, 1926 film, starring Buster Keaton:

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Two empty nesters who have been together since we were kids, exploring our backyard and beyond! We enjoy history, the outdoors, camping, cooking, eating good food, but most of all, we enjoy just having a great time and taking you along for the ride!

Gainesville, GA

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