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Sobel’s Christmas Ad

sobels ad

A Christmas Advertisement for Sobel’s. Sobel’s was a pioneer business in Kingsport having started as the Economy Store in 1925. Sobel’s closed in 2000.


Train Depot, 1915

A group of unidentified men stand in front of the old train depot on Main Street. This photograph was taken on December 4, 1915. Posted on the building is the Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railroad Train Bulletin that displayed the schedule for the day. Prior to this depot, the first railroad offices were located in an old box car on Main Street.