Speaking of Matoaka...

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Thu Jul 5 10:14:24 EDT 2007


At Matoaka, I believe the line is still there. At
least it was in 2004. This would be the line where the
station house is correct?

My grandmother was there for a bit and this would be
neat to know.


Mark C

--- NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org> wrote:

> Ben,


> Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but the rails still

> remain between

> Coopers and Matoaka. The right of way is usable from

> Coopers almost

> to Bramwell. Beyond Bramwell the right of way is

> greatly overgrown

> with trees and brush and some of the grade crossings

> have been paved

> over. Leaving the rails in place allows the railroad

> to maintain

> possession of the right of way, just in case.......


> Ron Davis


> At 09:36 AM 7/3/2007, you wrote:

> >In speaking of Matoaka,

> >That reminds me of something I've been meaning to

> ask. Is the old

> >N&W line from Coopers to Matoaka still there? And,

> if so, why did

> >they leave it?

> >Ben Blevins



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