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Newspaperman, locomotive engineer collaborate on book about historic locomotive

(Source: Elizabethton Star, October 12, 2013)

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — The Clinchfield No. 1 holds a special place in the hearts of all those lucky enough to hear the steam engine's whistle blow through the mountains of Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky, the Carolinas and points south.

And thanks to the collaboration of a Carter County newspaperman and a Johnson City engineer whose service dates back to when steam ran the rails, the story of the historic locomotive is being told in a hardback pictorial history book.

Full story: Seymour Tribune

Thursday, October 17, 2013

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