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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb4280

Tourist cabins used as living quarters for level crew in western Appalachia. Crew had to commute by train to get to the level line between Jackson and Hazard along the Louisville and Nashville RR. There were seven tunnels along this stretch of line. Surveying was being done for base maps for the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Image ID: theb4280, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Kentucky, Jackson
Photo Date: 1930 October
Photographer: Mr. Benton Hickok

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