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Cranberry Iron Mine

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Cranberry Mines

Charles E. Buchanan Jr (View posts)
Posted: 12 Mar 2001 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Buchanan, Hobson
I started working for Penn Dixie cement corp in Kingsport in 1954. The plant was built in 1912, and they used iron ore from the Cranberry mine to manufacture cement at that time. It was brought by Tweetsie to Johnson City where it was transferred to the Clinchfield. The cars had double wheels so that they could run both on the narrow gauge and standard gauge tracks.
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m_hougland 16 Sep 2000 12:00PM GMT 
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Emily McBride 12 Dec 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Charles E. Buchanan Jr 12 Mar 2001 12:00PM GMT 
Grania_2001 14 May 2001 12:00PM GMT 
Lowell Presnell 12 Nov 2003 1:44AM GMT 
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