Location of Thompson's Motel-Shawsville

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Wed Jul 22 12:57:23 EDT 2009


You opened up something new here. I didn't know that H. made recordings, too! Did any survive?

Dave Stephenson

--- On Wed, 7/22/09, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org> wrote:

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

> Subject: Re: Location of Thompson's Motel-Shawsville

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> Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2009, 9:42 AM


> Dave:


> Thompson's Motel was on the north side of US 460, west

> of the present day school. It was a favorite haunt of H. Reid. He also

> made recordings there. Returning from Abingdon in August, 1955,

> H. Reid, Bill Gwaltney, and Jack Stith put up there. The next

> morning we climbed the bank behind the motel and saw Eng 601 hauling

> No. 18 out of the morning fog.


> Harry Bundy

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