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By:Mark Hoffman
Dates:1/1/1980 - 12/31/1992
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Water stop.
Title:  Water stop.
Description:  C&O 614 at Rockwood takes on water from a local creek at the courtesy of an area fire department.
Photo Date:  9/21/1980  Upload Date: 5/16/2014 3:08:06 AM
Location:  Rockwood, PA
Author:  Mark Hoffman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CO 614(4-8-4)
Views:  349   Comments: 0
Under way again.
Title:  Under way again.
Description:  After taking on water she moves back onto the main to finish the rest of her journey.
Photo Date:  9/21/1980  Upload Date: 5/16/2014 3:11:56 AM
Location:  Rockwood, PA
Author:  Mark Hoffman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CO 614(4-8-4)
Views:  371   Comments: 0
Almost there!
Title:  Almost there!
Description:  C&O 614 passes a standing freight a few hundred feet from the west portal of Sand Patch tunnel.
Photo Date:  9/21/1980  Upload Date: 5/16/2014 2:24:29 AM
Location:  Sand Patch, PA
Author:  Mark Hoffman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CO 614(4-8-4)
Views:  611   Comments: 0
To the summit.
Title:  To the summit.
Description:  Passing shot of C&O 614 as she stomps the last few hundred feet to the summit of the Alleghenies.
Photo Date:  9/21/1980  Upload Date: 5/16/2014 2:35:45 AM
Location:  Sand Patch, PA
Author:  Mark Hoffman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CO 614(4-8-4)
Views:  323   Comments: 0
Head end.
Title:  Head end.
Description:  BO 4207 leads a lashup from the west end of Sand Patch tunnel on a train, set up with mid train helpers.
Photo Date:  11/23/1985  Upload Date: 5/17/2014 8:48:41 PM
Location:  Sand Patch, PA
Author:  Mark Hoffman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BO 4207(GP40-2)
Views:  151   Comments: 1
Midtrain helpers.
Title:  Midtrain helpers.
Description:  BO 4254 leads a pair of mid train helpers from the west end of Sand Patch tunnel. In the many times I was at Sand Patch, this was the only time I witnessed the use of mid train helpers.
Photo Date:  11/23/1985  Upload Date: 5/17/2014 8:43:23 PM
Location:  Sand Patch, PA
Author:  Mark Hoffman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BO 4254(GP40-2)
Views:  107   Comments: 1
Run for the hill.
Title:  Run for the hill.
Description:  CSX 8082 leads 5 other units at the head of a west bound trailer train on the Sand Patch grade between the Fairhope Road crossing and Falls Cut tunnel.
Photo Date:  12/5/1987  Upload Date: 5/21/2014 9:23:07 AM
Location:  Fairhope, PA
Author:  Mark Hoffman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 8082(SD40-2)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
Snow at the summit.
Title:  Snow at the summit.
Description:  Chessie C&O 8558 leads a lashup from the west portal of Sand Patch tunnel.
Photo Date:  12/5/1987  Upload Date: 5/17/2014 8:33:57 PM
Location:  Sand Patch, PA
Author:  Mark Hoffman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CO 8558(SD50)
Views:  263   Comments: 3


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