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We Knew Her Well

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Tweetsie was the nickname given the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railway, which ran between Boone and Johnson City until 1940. The Tweetsie negotiated 66 miles of track carrying almost anything from chestnuts to iron ore. In 1946 the rail was taken up for scrap during the war, but some of her legacy remains as Gene Autry added the last engine to his collection and at least two box cars serve as refreshment stands and diners.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 2, June 1955, p12-13, f