Why and how did CSX railroad abandon switching for local plants?

Posted in the Spruce Pine Forum

Anonymous

Elizabethton, TN

#1 Dec 18, 2011
Don't they have to go thru the state to get permission to this?
Tyler McKinney

Forest City, NC

#2 May 30, 2012
When did they do this? I see that the dates of these posts are late last year but this is the only news I've heard of it. I've seen that the local loco is no longer at the depot, but here in May, cars still get moved around.
Rugerman

Old Fort, NC

#3 Jun 24, 2012
4bushman wrote:
Don't they have to go thru the state to get permission to this?
Why switch when business is gone, Spruce;pine is about dried up.
Even the Road gangs have moved down to Marion I hear.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Spruce Pine Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Diane McKinney (Sep '13) 21 hr someone curious 3
broken system Sun billy jo bob 4
Shady Lawn ( Shady Ladies) Sat tornado 57
Druggie Roundup Sat for sure 21
Debate: Gay Marriage - Spruce Pine, NC (Aug '10) Oct 17 Brian_G 586
Avery County Schools Oct 17 Grammar Police 423
City drive in like it or love it. Oct 14 sweetjunie 17
Spruce Pine Dating
Find my Match

Spruce Pine Jobs

Spruce Pine People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

Spruce Pine News, Events & Info

Click for news, events and info in Spruce Pine

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]