Just Where is "Buford's Gap" ?

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Fri Feb 26 20:13:29 EST 2016

On 2/26/2016 1:01 PM, NW Mailing List wrote:
> I first stumbled across the term "Buford's Gap" as a teeneager, 
> burrowing through all the history books in the Virginia Room of the 
> Roanoke Library, nearly sixty years ago. The books said the Virginia & 
> Tennessee Railroad crossed the Blue Ridge Mountains at Buford's Gap, 
> but I could find no further information on "Buford's Gap." With each 
> successive stumbling over that name, the desire to figure it out has 
> become more intense.
> -- abram burnett
> no-stone-left-unturned guy
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nice illustration...how do you give Google Earth instructions in Morse?  
Google translator perhaps?

Jim McDaniel, vaguely aware of dots, dashes and signal flags from a 
merit badge decades ago
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