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Pennington Gap VA

Another Southwest Virginia town that went down with the coal business.  It was a lively place in the day, according to a person I know who lived there then.  There’s not much on it in the wiki.  Here’s a little more information:

This sign stands near where the old train depot was located, along with an ice house and some other buildings.  Just to the north of this sign was a 6-story hotel that was the place to stay.  It burned in the 70s, I’m told.  Here’s a look at the downtown:

 

 

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