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Petros, (pronounced pee-tross) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Morgan County, Tennessee, United States, located on State Route 116. Its population was 583 as of the 2010 census. Petros is historically a coal mining town and is also the home of (the now closed) Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary. Some of the town and coal mine scenes for the movie October Sky were filmed there.

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Petros 2. This is Main Street in Petros, Tennessee. It has been transformed into Coalwood, West Virginia, by the efforts of a wonderful movie crew..
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Petros 1. Homer's house. Remember, only the exterior shots of the house were filmed here. The interior shots were filmed in Petros, Tennessee..
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Petros 2. 2. Homer's house. This house, also on Main Street, in Petros, was used for the exterior shots of Homer's house in the movie. The film crew built the white ....
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Brushy Mtn. State Prison in Petros Tennessee | Tennessee cities .... Brushy Mtn. State Prison in Petros Tennessee.
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2018 Petros Fall Festival at MAIN STREET, PETROS TENNESSEE, Petros. 2018 Petros Fall Festival.
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Good Old Petros - Petros Photo Album » Topix. Petros, TN - old black and White pic of town..
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Petros 2. 3. Homer's house..
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Oliver Springs 1. This is the 400 block of Main Street in Oliver Springs, Tennessee. This picture was taken in October 2005. Notice the words "Olga Coal Company" painted on ....
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Oliver Springs Tennessee | Luton Photography. ... How many total years were served.
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October Sky. This town was used for several scenes in the movie including downtown Coalwood, the Big Store and the Greyhound Bus scenes..
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Petros 1. This is a close up of Homer's house. A white picket fence was constructed by the movie crew all the way around the house. Little remains of the fence today ....
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Downtown Livingston, Tennessee. Looks like time stopped in 1955 .... Downtown Livingston, Tennessee. Looks like time stopped in 1955. | Researching and writing The Skeleton Crew | Pinterest | Livingston.
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Petros 2. 4. Homer's house..
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Johnson City Press: Brushy Mountain: Notorious Tennessee prison .... Johnson City Press: Brushy Mountain: Notorious Tennessee prison being transformed into tourist attraction.
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petros joyner School - Petros Photo Album » Topix. petros joyner School.
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Petros 2. Town shot of Petros..
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Petros 2. 10. Preparing to blow fence again..