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  Real Mountain Tales 2
Wally Avett - 2019

   MOUNTAIN TALES 2 is the second volume of a collection of my magazine stories and newspaper columns that I published. Magazine stories appeared in BLUE RIDGE COUNTRY and My twice-monthly column, HILLBILLY RANGER, has been printed in the CHEROKEE SCOUT at Murphy since June,2012. The weekly newspaper has been around well over 100 years and I have been affiliated with it for almost half that time, in one way or another.
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$9.95 Retail
Keepers Plus Three
  The Keepers Plus Three
Pamela Bell Ippolito - 2019

  This is the story of seven siblings that grew up in separate circumstances to find each other later in life and make up for lost time. Their mother kept Four children, gave Three away and kept many secrets with her for all time.
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$10.95 Retail
Brasstown Valley
  Brasstown Valley, Myths & History
Bass Hyatt, Jr. - 2018

  Brasstown Valley is a small community along Brasstown Creek in North Carolina, close to the Georgia border. This collection of stories and remembrances was put together by local resident Bass Hyatt, who grew up in the community. Steeped in local history, Bass has talked and thought for years about writing about the area. From the first road through the mountains, life in the 40's and 50's, to the current activities this 80 page book is worth a look.
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$9.95 Retail
Real Mountain Tales
  Real Mountain Tales
Wally Avett - 2017

  MOUNTAIN TALES is a collection of my magazine stories and newspaper columns published in the past six years. Magazine stories appeared in BLUE RIDGE COUNTRY during the time period 2010-2013. My twice-monthly column, HILLBILLY RANGER, has been printed in the CHEROKEE SCOUT at Murphy since June,2012. The weekly newspaper has been around well over 100 years and I have been affiliated with it for almost half that time, in one way or another.
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$9.95 Retail
Golden Echoes
  Golden Echoes of the Cemetery at Hanging Dog
The Maintenance & Preservation Committee - 2016

  Hanging Dog Church was established in 1838 by the first white settlers. The Hanging Dog Cemetery contains the remains of many who gave their life fighting for our freedom. This book contains a glimpse into the past of just a few of those buried in Hanging Dog cemetery but leaves uncovered many of their tragedies, trials and laughter encountered during their lifetime.
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$24.95 Retail
Along The Way
  Along The Way, Blue Ridge Scenic
- Rick Straub, Revised 2015

  The popular trip guide originally created in 2007 has been updated and is sold by the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway to their passengers. Local History, sites, rail cars and pictures of the route. This is a railroad excursion trip guide that follows the L&N old route through the North Georgia Mountains.
$5.00 + Shipping

Railroading box set
  Railroading 101, 102, 103
(Complete Set)

  Purchase all three books for a discount and receive a bonus, Plus free shipping. The original (101 & 102) books have been revised together with railroading 103 completing the set. All books are autographed.
$24 Special

Railroading 103
  Railroading 103 by Rick Straub
Chapter Preview - published 2014

  Third of the railroading series dedicated to steam. Railroading 103 is a book intended for the average rail fan or anyone else interested in learning more about trains. A 96 page paperback with lots great pictures.
$9.95 + Shipping

Railroading 102
  Railroading 102 by Rick Straub
Chapter Preview - Revised 2014

  As a conductor/trainman you work the equipment and ensure the passengers are comfortable. On a tourist excursion this amounts to talking to folks and answering questions. Railroading 102 focuses learning more about the roadbed and rail cars. A 96 page paperback with lots great pictures.
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Railroading 101
  Railroading 101 by Rick Straub
Chapter Preview - Revised 2014

  Imagine you are a trainman on a crew with the task of building a passenger train for an excursion. Railroading 101 was written to walk the average person through a day in the life of a trainmen. Learn what to say, and how things work, for the serious trainman. A 96 page paperback with lots great pictures.
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A Bear Paw Ramble
  A Bear Paw Ramble
by Ron Taylor - 2013

  A Bear Paw Ramble uncovers many facets and characteristics about this wonderful mountain region in North Carolina. The Bear Paw community was born as the village in the 1930's that housed the workers needed to build the Hiawassee Dam. While not a history book, its 360 pages has hundreds of pictures and personal recollections from people in the area.
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$24.99 Retail
Weeks Family Connections
  Weeks Family Connections
Faye A. Brown 7/2011

  Stories about the Weeks family ancestors who made their way from England to New England in 1636. Massachusetts to Maryland and over into the Carolinas. After fighting in the Seminole Indian wars, they made their way into the Everglades in southwest Florida. The hardships they endured tell of the hardy stock they were made of.
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Mountain Geritage
Mountain Heritage
Historic Preservation Committee, May 2011

  The Story of Western North Carolina's Communities of Unaka, Ogreeta, Bethel, Copper Creek and Upper Beaverdam. A project of the Unaka Community Development Club.
$24.95 + Shipping

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Good Times with Daddy
  Good Times with Daddy
Cindy Hulsey 10/2010

  Samuel learns about feelings as he spends more time with his dad. This children's book is dedicated to Cindy's grandson. A 32 page color, hard case wrapped book with great illustrations.
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$14.95 Retail
Exploring the Hiwassee River Basin
  Exploring the Hiwassee River Basin
Rick Straub 2009
Published August 2010

  The Hiwassee River Basin is an area of valleys, forests, rivers and streams that feed the Hiwassee River. The basin consists of communities, and historical places in a tri-state area of Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee. There is a lot of activities and things to see here all year round. Local history and places to explore.   
$6.00 Online Price
The Secret of the Christmas Train
  The Secret of The Christmas Train
Rick Straub 2006

  All aboard! The story gives a reason for Santa to ride the train every year. It's used in conjunction with railroads enabling Specialty trips that include activities, and a very special guest during the holiday season.

  Created in 2006 to introduce Santa and explain why he is on the train. A 32 page illustrated, paperback was used for many years on the local Christmas Trains.

$9.95 Retail

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