Route to Convention 2005

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Sun Jun 19 22:32:28 EDT 2005

Wish I had the opportunity.  I could not find a hotel room  (my wife hates
bed and breakfasts and that was all that was available three weeks ago).
Maybe next year.

Bill Graham III
Twyman's Mill, Va.
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> Having personal experience just this past Tuesday, be very careful on
> this road. I was nearly taken out by a semi truck (not a coal truck) on
> a blind inside curve, he was over the center line by a foot and a half,
> if the van I was driving had a rear bumper that stuck out, it would
> have been gone, it was that close.
> Pretty much from Gilbert west on 52 is rough driving, and not very
> rail-scenic
> Ken Miller
> On Jun 18, 2005, at 8:47 PM, nw-mailing-list at wrote:
> > Coming from Bluefield to Williamson via US 52 will take 3-3-1/2 hours.
> > US52 is a fairly wide two lane over the Elkhorn Grade and over to
> > Welch.
> > North of that especially after leaving the mainline near Panther, US 52
> > is very hilly with a couple of ridge-lines that require driving up some
> > hairpin climbs to get over.
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