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Radio Control Train’s First Run Thru the Loops 1

This photo was taken from mid-train on "the loops" in August, 1963. It was the first radio train down Blue Ridge. This was probably the last run with the Union Switch & Signal equipment.
Graphite, McDowell County, North Carolina, United States

Radio Control Train’s First Run Thru the Loops 1

Graphite, McDowell County, North Carolina, United States
Radio Control Train’s First Run Thru the Loops 1
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