1960 Convention items

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Wed Oct 9 09:28:20 EDT 2019

Happy to report I have located the negatives of the Labor Day 1960 doings
in Saltville. I have the ability to scan them at 1200 dpi and to get
satisfactory positive images thereafter. I could then save all onto a CD
(along with a print-out giving details) to mail to Salem Ave. if that works
for your archives. I usually do everything in JPEG but could save as TIFF
if necessary.

Regarding the excursion ride, which I photographed crossing Tin Bridge
trestle near Plasterco, I would need members input as to where it

Mike Pierry, Jr.

On Wed, Oct 9, 2019 at 7:04 AM NW Mailing List via NW-Mailing-List <
nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org> wrote:

> Thanks Mike Pierry Jr. for sharing this great contact sheet of history.
> Glad to see a branch line of the least-photographed line of the steam-era
> N&W get some overdue attention. Keep ‘em coming, please.
> Now if some steam-era shots of Glade Spring yard would just turn up! LOL.
> Andre Jackson
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> On Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 3:31 PM NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org>
> wrote:
> >
> >  John Gardner asked if I had other photos made of the convention at
> > Saltville on Labor Day, 1960. It took me awhile but I did find my contact
> > sheet of the 2-1/4 X 2-1/4 negs (Rollieflex) that I shot. The lone man in
> > the white shirt was my father-in-law, Sanders Frye, who was a supervisor
> at
> > Olin Mathieson and had responsibilities for No. 11.
> >    I remember making several 8?X10? prints of this series. If any of the
> > frames are of interest I could dig out that box and might have
> enlargements
> > that I would gladly send to the Society.
> >
> > Mike Pierry, Jr.
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