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This image appears to show part of the Daniel Boone Wagon Train procession through downtown Boone, NC. This image shows a carriage with people leaning out the windows, sitting on top, and on the front. The side of the carriage reads, "Tweetsie Stage…

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This image appears to show part of the Daniel Boone Wagon Train procession through downtown Boone, NC. This image shows a carriage with people leaning out the windows, sitting on top, and on the front. The side of the carriage reads, "Tweetsie Stage…

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This image appears to show the infamous 1960 Blizzard. This image shows a train car sitting below a hill of snow-covered trees. The train car is also covered in snow and has "Tweetsie R.R." printed on the side, referring to the theme park in Watauga…

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This image shows cheerleaders in blue and white uniforms carrying large pompoms as they walk down King Street in Boone, NC. Majorettes in blue and a marching band in blue and grey can be seen walking behind the cheerleaders. A large white house and…

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This image shows a large silver and blue float with "Tweetsie" written on it behind pulled down the street by a white station wagon. The float features a red locomotive with second and third cars that both read, "Tweetsie RR." People can be seen…

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This image shows a large silver and blue float with "Tweetsie" written on it. The float features a red locomotive with a second car that reads, "Tweetsie RR." This is likely a float from Tweetsie Railroad, a theme park in Watauga County, NC. It…

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This item is a scan of a woven sew-on patch from Tweetsie Railroad near Blowing Rock, NC. It appears on page 27 of the W. W. Mast Family "Mast Store & V. C." Scrapbook.

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This item is a scan of a photo article called "Tweetsie: More Than A Railroad," by Bill Sheffield. It was published in the Watauga Democrat on July 1, 1983. This article makes up pages 21-22 of the W. W. Mast Family "Mast Store & V. C." Scrapbook.

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This image shows a Tweetsie locomotive near the station. The caption reads "Tweetsie August 1965." Wagons can be seen on the right. In the background is a building that appears to be the current location of the restrooms and information booth. The…

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This image shows passengers riding on a chair lift. The caption reads "Tweetsie August 1965." The photograph is oval shaped and shows the back of two men going up on the chair lift. Tweetsie Railroad is located in Blowing Rock, NC. The image appears…
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