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  • Tags: Linville River Railway

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This image shows a washout of railroad tracks near a small house--possibly 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 missing completely near…

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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…

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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…

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Linville River Railway train arriving in Boone. Passing in front of the 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…

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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…
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