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NC Railroad Expo - Trip Report

We don't need much of an excuse to take a road trip these days so we piled into the car and headed off to the NC Railroad Expo in Hickory, NC.  The Expo was held at the very nice  Hickory Metro Convention Center, just off off I-40.

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