Farmville Line Questions

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Sun Sep 14 20:24:10 EDT 2014

Thanks, JB.  That confirms my hunch about Rice.

Jeff Hawkins

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> There was a passing siding at Rice as well as a short spur track for 
> local merchants and farmers, As a kid, I remember seeing boxcars of 
> fertilizer  as well as empty pulpwood flats being set off there.
> J.B.Farley
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> I've got a few questions rearding the now abandoned mainline that ran 
> between Burkeville and Pampin via Farmville. There was a passing siding 
> at Prospect.  Can anyone provide the name of each interlocking and what 
> their respective milepost designation was?  There appears to have been 
> a short passing siding at Farmville and possibly one at Rice as well.  
> I pose the same question about those sidings to the group.  Any idea 
> when they were removed from service?Jeff Hawkins 
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