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Winona, Tennessee
Unincorporated community
Wreckage of the Buffalo Creek Trestle at Winona in 1915
Wreckage of the Buffalo Creek Trestle at Winona in 1915
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Scott
Elevation 1,188 ft (362 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 423
GNIS feature ID 1274885

Winona is an unincorporated community in Scott County, Tennessee, United States, located near the mouth of Buffalo Creek, a tributary of the New River.

History

On March 28, 1915, Winona was the site of a train wreck when the 50-foot (15 m) high Buffalo Creek Trestle failed while a train was crossing. The incident, which destroyed both the railroad bridge and the train, killed one person and injured four others.

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