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folio iconSouthwest Virginia : Blacksburg, Virginia
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Title Huckleberry Train
creator no creator given
  • Virginia - Blacksburg - Transportation
  • Railroad
owner dla
copyright Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Digital Library and Archives
work type Photograph
work date 1958
material Black & White
repository Digital Library and Archives (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
repository place Blacksburg, Virginia
current site CD Local history lh001-lh205 / CD:DLA032
notes 749-C, This train supposedly was named Huckleberry, because it moved so slow that the cadets had time to jump off, pick huckleberries, and get back on. Reportly the last run of the Huckleberry was on August 9, 1958 near Merrimac. Same as image lh254 & lh390
source Historical Photograph Collection
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