Snapp's Siding

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Wed Aug 28 08:30:47 EDT 2019

Harry, The curve you describe is clearly seen on Google (attached) but
describing the hill it passes as a mountain might be a bit of a stretch
although picturesque it certainly is. The infamous Glade Spring tornado
came through this section doing much damage.

Mike Pierry, Jr.

On Tue, Aug 27, 2019 at 4:39 PM NW Mailing List via NW-Mailing-List <
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> George Kelly -
> It's been 35 plus years since I was eastbound out of Glade, but I
> still have a recollection of the picturesque section of the railroad
> paralleling Rte. 609 toward Fleet Road.  Eastward, the tangent
> ends in a 5 degree curve that dodges a mountain before passing
> Snapps.  Would you know the name of the mountain ?  No doubt,
> some of the attractiveness was lost when the pole line was
> eliminated.                             Harry Bundy
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