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Although not known as a railroad center, North Carolina has a great profusion of short-line railroads. Don McGrady, owner of the Thermal Belt Railway which runs from Gilkey to Bostic, is the newest member of the group. He worked out a deal with the state, Rutherford County, local shippers and CSX Transportation to operate the Forest City-Gilkey line, which was abandoned by Norfolk Southern in 1989, and the three-and-a-half-mile Forest City-Bostic line, which CSX is selling.
Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 10 Issue 4, Apr 1990, p16-20, 23, por