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Task Difficulty: 1.0 Out of 5.0
Terrain Difficulty: 1.0 Out of 5.0
Statystyka skrzynki
Getting Back on Track - OU073D

 in Downtown Waxhaw

Hidden by  HB31

N 34° 55.476' W 80° 44.894' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > North Carolina
 Cache Type: Virtual
 Size: No container
 Status: Ready for Search
 Date Hidden: 06 June 2014
 Date Created: 06 June 2014
 Last Modified: 09 September 2015
 Waypoint: OU073D

 


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{{not_found}} 0 x Did Not Find
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Data: 09/09/2015 12:28:59, add by DudleyGrunt
To be archived after no response from owner. If they owner ever wants to publish this cache, please contact the OCNA Team (octeam at opencaching.us) and we will take another look.

Data: 08/29/2015 12:47:44, add by DudleyGrunt
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Data: 07/23/2015 13:58:23, add by DudleyGrunt
This cache was approved by the OCNA Team but it is NOT yet available on the site. Posting this in case it was an oversight.

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Description   EN   

On July 8, 2010, a train hauling 19 cars full of grain derailed and overturned just outside of downtown Waxhaw.  No one was hurt - but Hwy 75, the main artery through Waxhaw, was completely shut down.  The Waxhaw Volunteer Fire Company, CSX, police, local government and ordinary citizens worked together for days to clean up the mess and get the road opened.  That spirit of cooperation was captured and commemorated in the artwork that stands before you, appropriately titled "Getting Back on Track."  Actual pieces from the wreck were used in its construction.

To claim a find for this virtual cache, post a picture of yourself with the artwork - bonus points if you can also catch a train going by (this is a great spot for that, too).

 


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Log Entries    {{found}} 1x {{not_found}} 0x {{comment}} 0x      New Log Entry

1 30 April 2017 ithink314 Found it

Before the dreamchasers event. Long lonely. More later.

Saw a couple trains go by while at the brewery, but wasn't quick enough to get a picture.



### **Thanks, HB31, for setting this up!** ###

+/- 102 @ April 30, 2017 2:51 PM.

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Pictures Connected with this Log Entry:
At the sculpture
At the sculpture