Another Connundrum for Detective Miller

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Thu Nov 16 07:59:58 EST 2006

I remember double track being pulled up in the early to mid-1970's
in the areas around Pulsaski and Radford. Was the excuse for pulling
the double track a result of the demise of passenger service along
with the reduction in output of the mines along the North Carolina
Toney Minter

NW Mailing List wrote:

> Bruce,


> In the 1960s, I asked the "old timers" if the railroad had been double track

> all the way from Radford to Walton in the "old days," and the answer was in

> the affirmative.


> Single tracking between Plum Creek and Walton must have been the product of

> the CTC-mind set.


> -- abram burnett

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