‘Celestial Dandruff’—Sixty years of Central Appalachian winter railroading

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While virtually the entire nation has been suffering from the staggering and unrelenting heat for much of this summer Flanary decided to give the readers some ‘cool’ train photos.  On January 29, 1973, school at Norton’s J. I. Burton High School has just dismissed as L&N freight No. 865 climbs over the top of the hill in a light snowfall. The spot beneath the 11th Street Viaduct was the highest point on the entire L&N Railroad system, which exceeded 6,000 route miles at the time. Read more Ridin’ The Rails on Page 11.