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  • Tags: Linville River Railway

Low-Whi-06-005.pdf
This item is a newspaper clipping from the Watauga Democrat about Boone Fork Lumber Company in Shulls Mill, NC, with notes from Emily Kellogg Whiting Norvelle, the daughter-in-law of William S. Whiting who was the owner of the company. The clipping…

Low-Whi-06-003.jpg
This item is a track map of the "Linville River Railway Extension From Montezuma," indicated by text in the lower right corner. The map depicts the Shulls Mill area of NC and shows various parts of the Boone Fork Lumber Company, part of a lumber…

Jon-Hou-01-014.jpg
This modern reprint from an historic photograph shows heavy machinery preparing to do the grading of the old Linville River Railway bed for conversion to modern-day Rivers Street in the early 1970s. Edwin Duncan Hall at Appalachian State University…

Jon-Hou-01-004.jpg
This print, which is a copy from an unknown original, was donated by Bobby Snead to the Boone Cultural Resources Department about 2011. The image shows Engine 11 of the Linville River Railway stopped adjacent to the Linville River Railway depot…

Jon-Hou-01-002.jpg
This print, which is similar to images found online in the Cy Crumley Scrapbook, shows the town of Boone, North Carolina, as seen from the southwest in early April 1939. One key to dating the image is the construction of the Boone US Post Office, at…

Par-Wes-03-007.jpg
This image shows a washout of railroad tracks near a small house--originally thought to possibly be the Linville River Railway as it flows near the Watauga River--following the August 1940 flood. Damage to the rail infrastructure is severe, with ties…

GFL-PRE-1-002.jpg
Linville River Railway train arriving in Boone. Passing in front of Appalachian Training School. Howard's Knob is visible in the background at right. What may be the first Administrative Building is visible at the center of the image. Boone Cemetery…

Ste-Win-3.pdf
The Spring/Summer 2001 edition of The Blue Ridge Stemwinder was published by John R. Waite and features articles about Shulls Mill, the Boone Fork Lumber Company, and sawmills. Pictures are included in the articles. This item was scanned by the…

Ste-Win-2.pdf
This July, August, and September 2000 edition of The Blue Ridge Stemwinder was published by John R. Waite and features an article about Boone and one about excursion trains along the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad. Pictures are…
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