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Dates:8/1/1950 - 8/1/1950
Album Info:Here is a four-page article by Messrs. Dick Moore & Pat Flannery entitled "Railroading On Chesapeake Bay." It was published originally in the August 1950 issue of "Trains" magazine, pages 14-17. "Pennsylvania Railroad's saltwater fleet serves Norkfolk and provides an anternate north-south route along the Atlantic Seaboard." (Page 14)
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"Railroading On Chesapeake Bay," Page 14, 1950
Title:  "Railroading On Chesapeake Bay," Page 14, 1950
Description:  Here is page one of a four-page article by Dick Moore & Pat Flannery entitled "Railroading On Chesapeake Bay." It was published originally in the August 1950 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 14. Bottom Photo Caption: "Berthing a car float is a ticklish yet easily accomplished feat. Rail ends must join with the rails on the apron, which rises and falls with the float as unloading and loading proceeds."
Photo Date:  8/1/1950  Upload Date: 9/9/2019 8:53:51 AM
Location:  Norfolk, VA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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"Railroading On Chesapeake Bay," Page 15, 1950
Title:  "Railroading On Chesapeake Bay," Page 15, 1950
Description:  Here is page two of a four-page article by Dick Moore & Pat Flannery entitled "Railroading On Chesapeake Bay." It was published originally in the August 1950 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 15. Photo Caption: "During most of the trip, 950 feet of cable separates tug and float. Nearing port, steam winch on tug pulls float closer to the tug."
Photo Date:  8/1/1950  Upload Date: 9/9/2019 8:59:33 AM
Location:  Norfolk, VA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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"Railroading On Chesapeake Bay," Page 16, 1950
Title:  "Railroading On Chesapeake Bay," Page 16, 1950
Description:  Here is page three of a four-page article by Dick Moore & Pat Flannery entitled "Railroading On Chesapeake Bay." It was published originally in the August 1950 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 16. Photo Caption: "Seagulls play the role of hobo and take a free ride across Chesapeake Bay, perched atop the freight cars and on the mast of the float. Up ahead, the seagoing 'locomotive' chugs along at speeds up to 10 knots (roughly 11-1/2 miles an hour). The crossing takes about three hours."
Photo Date:  8/1/1950  Upload Date: 9/9/2019 9:06:10 AM
Location:  Norfolk, VA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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"Railroading On Chesapeake Bay," Page 17, 1950
Title:  "Railroading On Chesapeake Bay," Page 17, 1950
Description:  Here is page four of a four-page article by Dick Moore & Pat Flannery entitled "Railroading On Chesapeake Bay." It was published originally in the August 1950 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 17. Top Photo Caption: "A Baldwin 660-horsepower yard switcher handles shorebound cars at Cape Charles on the Delmarva Peninsula. The heavy counterbalance at the left keeps tracks in line with rails on float deck."
Photo Date:  8/1/1950  Upload Date: 9/9/2019 9:11:13 AM
Location:  Cape Charles, VA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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"Trains" Magazine, April 1953
Title:  "Trains" Magazine, April 1953
Description:  Here is a photo which was published originally in "The Pennsy." It was later republished in the April 1953 issue of "Trains & Travel" magazine, page 47. Photo Caption: "The Pennsylvania Railroad operates one passenger ferry in addition to its tremendous fleet of passenger trains. The 'Elisha Lee' connects Norfolk with Cape Charles, Va., ferrying passengers across Chesapeake Bay to and from the two daily trains that come down the Del-Mar-Va Peninsula. Here, the ferry is docked near the 'Cavalier,' due to leave at 11:25 for New York."
Photo Date:  4/1/1953  Upload Date: 9/4/2019 3:54:09 PM
Location:  Cape Charles, VA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Night,Passenger
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Views:  61   Comments: 0


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