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Out on the Strasburg Railroad line, Norfolk & Western engine no. 475 is masqueraded as sister locomotive no. 382 in a special photo session, representing the Virginia Creeper that once ran on the N&W Abingdon Branch. Flip Cam Footage (c) Robert John Davis Recorded - Feb. 13th, 2010
1 Dec 2018
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Constructed in the 1890's, the Abingdon Branch was first named as the Abingdon Coal and Iron Company Railroad. By 1900, it was changed to Virginia-Carolina Railroad, becoming the part of the Norfolk & Western Railroad eighteen years later. The line was known to locals as the "Virginia Creeper" where a train was nicknamed as it traveled up and down the branch. The line was also where O. Winston Link photographed and recorded sounds of steam-powered runs on the branch before dieselization took over all steam. After a flood in 1977 shutted down all service along the Abingdon Branch, it was now abandoned, then turned into a rail-trail in present day. Narrated by Ralph H. Morse Footage segment (c) Herron Rail Video
1 May 2019
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25 May 2010
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Country Inn Suites Wytheville Virginia 697 Peppers Ferry Rd, Wytheville, Virginia, 24382 Country Inn Suites Wytheville offers accommodation in Wytheville, 23 mi from Bluefield. Hotel is near several popular attractions, Wytheville Community College, Wythe County Virginia, Virginia Creeper Trail, St. John's Episcopal Church, All Rooms gives guests Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access. Guests can enjoy swimming in Pool, All Rooms feature a small refrigerator Air conditioning, Hair dryer,Free Hot Breakfast etc.
25 Jan 2018
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