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Poplar Hollow

Mile Mark: 20.70
Elevation: 960'
Date Built: 1874

The Poplar Hollow grade extends from Saltillo to Sideling Hill Tunnel and is the steepest on the main line. The grade climbs around the south side of a gap in Clear Ridge then south along the side of the ridge and across to Sideling Hill at Fairview. Much of the way up the track rests on a ledge on the side of the ridge.

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