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Over the past few weeks I have been reading a lot about the RRs in WNC during the late 1800s and early 1900s. One item that is of particular interest to me is that the Graham County RR had purchased a used steam locomotive and had it sent to Asheville for repairs in 1916. The WNC area had a horrific flood in July that year and it was reported this steam engine was washed away and was never found (as of 2007). I am curious to know if, in fact, this engine was never recovered. I live in Asheville and would love to try and go find it, if it is still out there.

Thanks.