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This image is a photograph of the view from the top of Hanging Rock in Hanging Rock State Park, taken in Fall of 1939. This information is in the caption on the back of the photograph, as well as a note which reads, "The sky was held back."

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This black and white image is a scan of a contact sheet containing the four images between Pal-Bla-4-83 and Pal-Bla-4-86. Two images feature banjo musician James M. Caudill on a front porch and two images feature the parking lot of Skyland Park in…

Pal-Bla-4-335.jpg
This black and white image is a scan of a contact sheet containing the four images between Pal-Bla-4-67 and Pal-Bla-4-70. The four images feature the ferris wheel and car ride of Skyland Park in Blowing Rock, NC in July 1955.

Pal-Bla-4-334.jpg
This black and white image is a scan of a contact sheet containing the four images between Pal-Bla-4-71 and Pal-Bla-4-74. The images are of Skyland Park's water rides, ferris wheel, and views in Blowing Rock, NC, July 1955.

Pal-Bla-4-333.jpg
This black and white image is a scan of a contact sheet containing the four images between Pal-Bla-4-75 and Pal-Bla-4-78. The four images are of Skyland Park's rollercoaster in July 1955, Blowing Rock, NC.

Pal-Bla-4-237.jpg
This black and white photograph is a print of four negatives already scanned, Pal-Bla-4-79, Pal-Bla-4-80, Pal-Bla-4-81, and Pal-Bla-4-82. The images show various patrons enjoying a ride on the ferris wheel at Skyland Park in Blowing Rock in 1955.

Pal-Bla-4-211.jpg
This black and white image shows an older man in dark suit and a conductor waving towards crowds from Tweetsie's engine cabin. A bell and decorative flags can be seen along the front of the train towards the right side of the photograph. The word…

Pal-Bla-4-210.jpg
This black and white image shows a young man and young woman seated facing each other as they each lean out a window of Tweetsie's guest cabin and smile at the camera. The woman is wearing a bonnet while the man has a bowl shaped hat on his head. The…

Pal-Bla-4-209.jpg
This black and white image features the front of the Tweetsie engine. Two Confederate flags can be seen flying off of the front of the engine, partially obscuring the locomotive's bell. A metal plaque attached to the front of the train reads, "The…

Pal-Bla-4-208.jpg
This black and white image prominently features the Tweetsie train engine as it looms in the background. Dense crowds of men, women, and children meander in front of the iconic engine. Two Confederate flags fly from the train's front as a man in a…
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