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Kimball

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This largely African American community, named for the president of the N&W, accommodated the railroad's repair shops. The town's commercial area, stretching along one side of a broad curve in U.S. 52, is now almost uniformly decayed, and its buildings are largely vacant. The town's most imposing structure, a World War I memorial, is now a ruin.

Writing Credits

Author: 
S. Allen Chambers Jr.

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