Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Steam Feature for April 2017

Featured Chesapeake & Ohio steam subjects for this April post are of the famous Allegheny at various locations in Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky.  The history of the 2-6-6-6 Allegheny Type locomotive can be viewed at the enclosed link, courtesy of American-Rails.com.

  • C&O #1605 – Toledo, OH – 8/5/50
  • C&O #1624 – Hinton, WV – 8/5/56
  • C&O #1631 – Columbus, OH – 7/7/48
  • C&O #1632 – Richmond, VA – 8/1/46
  • C&O #1639 – Hinton, WV – 8/2/46
  • C&O #1653 – Russell, KY – 10/7/52
  • C&O #1650 under construction – Lima, OH – 10/1/48
  • C&O Allegheny under construction – Lima, OH – 11/48

All photos courtesy of Railroad Picture Archives.


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Depot Doings: Toccoa, GA / Belmont, NC / Saluda, NC / Tryon, NC / Donalds, SC / Orange, VA

Featured Southern Railway depots on the blog this month are those in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia:

  • Toccoa, GA – 6/22/80
  • Belmont, NC – 7/30/80
  • Saluda, NC – 5/10/80
  • Tryon, NC – 5/10/80
  • Donalds, SC – 2/23/80
  • Orange, VA – 3/13/72

All photos courtesy of Railroad Picture Archives.


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Depot Doings: Winchester, VA / Salem, IL / Midland, OH / Mount Vernon, OH / Gaithersburg, MD / Point of Rocks, MD

Featured B&O Railway depots on the blog this month are those in Virginia, Illinois, Ohio, and Maryland:

  • B&O – Winchester, VA – 8/21/73
  • B&O – Salem, IL – 8/1/75
  • B&O – Midland, OH – 5/18/77
  • B&O – Mount Vernon, OH – 10/14/12
  • B&O – Gaithersburg, MD – 6/29/78
  • B&O – Point of Rocks, MD – 6/3/72

All photos courtesy of Railroad Picture Archives.


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Southern Railway Steam Feature for September 2013

southern-railway-logoFeatured Southern Railway steam subjects for this September post include various locations in Kentucky, Georgia, Virginia and North Carolina:

  • CNO&TP # 6332 – Unknown Location (Possibly the Rathole) – 1944
  • CNO&TP # 6482 – Lexington, Ky – 1939
  • SR # 685 – Asheville, NC – 7/21/48
  • SR # 1244 – Savannah, GA – 1938
  • SR # 4050 – Sunbright, VA – 11/5/51
  • SR # 1459 – Asheville, NC – 1946

All images courtesy of Mr. Ron Flanary at www.railpictures.net.