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Valley Rewind: Swannanoa station in 1936 snowstorm

Courtesy of Swannanoa Valley Museum
Special to Black Mountain News
The Swannanoa Train Depot and the businesses along Railroad Street, including Beacon Manufacturing, are pictured in 1936.

This shot from the Swannanoa Valley Museum's historic photograph collection is thought to be taken during the blizzard that hit Western North Carolina on March 17, 1936. This photograph shows the Swannanoa Train Depot and the businesses along Railroad Street, including Beacon Manufacturing, in downtown Swannanoa.