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Water Valley, Mississippi: Casey Jones Bell of Doom

Casey Jones was a legendary railroad engineer who died at his post in 1900. The cracked and battered bell from his doomed train is the centerpiece of this small museum.

Casey Jones Railroad Museum

105 Railroad St., Water Valley, MS
Casey Jones Railroad Museum. Downtown. on the east side of Main St., just south of its intersection with Blackmur St.
Th-Sa 2-4 or by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Casey Jones Bell of Doom

Adorable two-room museum full of old railway memorabilia. Centered around Casey Jones, but not exclusively about that. Curator is friendly and knowledgeable. Recommend if it's not too far off your route!

[Dennis Cooley, 09/05/2016]

The cracked Bell of Doom from the fatal, final train ride is displayed behind a Casey Jones dummy.

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