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The train has stopped with the first 20 cars or so over the crest of the hill. The brakemen will set up retainers on all the cars. In December 2001, Norfolk Southern discontinued Asheville to Greenville, SC service via this line and re-routed 10 freight trains per week over the Asheville to Salisbury line.
Earlier in the day (May 4, 1981), I took a couple pictures of the rail wear test truck R-3 at Tryon, NC. Disk 127