Night finds engines and rail cars in Rocky Mount awaiting their crews to arrive the next morning.
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Night finds engines and rail cars in Rocky Mount awaiting their crews to arrive the next morning.

Though faded now, railroad helped city grow

By Tyler Kes
Staff Writer

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It might seem difficult to imagine now, but Rocky Mount once was one of the strongest, most economically sound centers of transportation and commerce in the area.

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