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Historic Postcard of rail line through Lick log Tunnels

Photograph of the Licklog (or Lick Log) and McElroy tunnels, located just after milepost marker 121 in McDowell County. Lick log tunnel is 562 feet long and was originally part of the Western North Carolina Railroad.

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This photograph was taken circa 1890 by Asheville-based photographer Thomas H. Lindsey. See more of his work in Western Carolina University's Digital Collection here:,%20T.%20H.%20(Thomas%20H.)/mode/exact

Historic Postcard of rail line through Licklog Tunnels
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Lindsey, Thomas H. Views of Western North Carolina: Through Licklog and McElroy TunnelsPhotograph. Circa 1890. Hunter Library Special Collections, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC.

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