Highest Elevation marker?

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Thu Dec 10 22:11:39 EST 2020

Gary -

I don’t' know if there was a marker there.  It wasn't the highest elevation 
on N&W - that was over 3500 feet just north of White Top Station.

The elevation at Rural Retreat, just over 2500 feet and just a oittoe higher 
than Bluefield,. was the highest elevation on any railr route between New 
York and New Orleans.

- Ed King

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Does anyone have a photo of the old marker that was once at the crest of the 
grade at Rural Retreat that stated it was the highest point on the N&W?


Gary P. Price
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