Appalachia Murphy Pap

The Train and Murphy

Photo by Kathryn Keily Jenkins On October 6, 2018 a crowd of people gathered in downtown Murphy NC to “Call the Train Home.” The event was organized and supported by folks who are interested in starting a tourism train between the towns of Andrews and Murphy. I heard they were hoping to set a Guinness World Record for whistling “She’ll be Comin’ Round the Mountain” for the longest time. Over 2,000 train whistles were said to be purchased for the…

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