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19248
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Murphy describes Rowan County as a place rich in history, industrial development, and agricultural products. About 700,000 people live within a radius of sixty miles. It is a center of electrical development with Duke Power heavily involved. One of the best airports in the South is there. The schools are modern. Southern Railroad operates the largest railway shops and freight transfer shed in the South at Spencer.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 11 Issue 32, Jan 1944, p16-23, il
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30950
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Salisbury and the Rowan County area of North Carolina has seen manufacture of varied products through diversified industry since 1950. Among those products are asphalt, upholstered furniture, custom hydraulic machinery, ceramics machinery, steel, telephone, and the Veterans Administration Hospital.
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39761
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Salisbury’s present growth and development comes largely from 400 million dollars of business investments and billionaire Julian Robertson’s philanthropic support. Contributing factors include the town’s proximity to Charlotte and Greensboro and an Internet service company that spurred the multimillion-dollar investment.