Spruce Pine, NC (Images of America Series)

Spruce Pine, NC (Images of America Series)

by David Biddix, Chris Hillifield
     
 


There is a little piece of Spruce Pine in almost every home and business in America. Known as the Mineral City, Spruce Pine is the hub of mining activity in the mineral-rich Toe River valley, which provides mica, feldspar, and ultra-pure quartz for computer chips and other electronic components. Images of America: Spruce Pine is the story of a town with two… See more details below

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There is a little piece of Spruce Pine in almost every home and business in America. Known as the Mineral City, Spruce Pine is the hub of mining activity in the mineral-rich Toe River valley, which provides mica, feldspar, and ultra-pure quartz for computer chips and other electronic components. Images of America: Spruce Pine is the story of a town with two main streets that was started by the arrival of the railroad. This volume includes the characters, events, tragedies, triumphs, and memories shared by town residents. From catastrophic fires, ravaging floods, and economic turmoil, to visits by U.S. presidents and the Carolina Barn Dance, it is all right here.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738567693
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/28/2009
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,359,505
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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