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By:G. R. Harper
Dates:11/1/1946 - 4/4/2020
Album Info:Shots of trains in my 'hood, past and present. Reusens is located at MP CAB 150 on the CSXT James River S-D. A mile-long siding is here.
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Wider view of the damage to the cars in the Buncher Rail Car yard on the site once occupied by the E. J. Lavino & Co. furnace
Title:  Wider view of the damage to the cars in the Buncher Rail Car yard on the site once occupied by the E. J. Lavino & Co. furnace
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Photo Date:  11/6/1985  Upload Date: 7/6/2016 3:06:46 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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RR washout at Reusens Dam
Title:  RR washout at Reusens Dam
Description:  Grade crossing into the power plant in mid-air. Note uncovered stone of James River & Kanawha Canal dam (Judith's Lock & Dam).
Photo Date:  11/6/1985  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 12:48:23 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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This is really about two miles downstream from Reusens, but close enough to include.
Title:  This is really about two miles downstream from Reusens, but close enough to include.
Description:  Remains of the bridge to Treasure Island (formerly YMCA Island) rest in the James and against the RR right-of-way after being taken out by the raging flood waters the day before
Photo Date:  11/6/1985  Upload Date: 7/6/2016 3:01:43 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Dump truck unloads gravel into void under RR track caused by raging flood waters
Title:  Dump truck unloads gravel into void under RR track caused by raging flood waters
Description:  Repairs to the railroad began soon fter the Flood. Note stone work from James River & Kanawha Canal to the right.
Photo Date:  11/12/1985  Upload Date: 3/18/2010 10:09:44 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Dump truck and excavator move gravel to make repairs to RR at the Reusens Dam
Title:  Dump truck and excavator move gravel to make repairs to RR at the Reusens Dam
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Photo Date:  11/14/1985  Upload Date: 3/18/2010 10:13:11 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  423   Comments: 1
Fixing up after the Flood
Title:  Fixing up after the Flood
Description:  Ballast train at work repairing Flood of 85 washout
Photo Date:  11/28/1985  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 12:07:57 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Ballast train and excavators repair damage at the Reusens Dam entrance
Title:  Ballast train and excavators repair damage at the Reusens Dam entrance
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Photo Date:  11/29/1985  Upload Date: 3/26/2010 11:36:47 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  714   Comments: 1
C&O Chessie caboose and a GE unit shove ballast train west past the Reusens Dam crossing
Title:  C&O Chessie caboose and a GE unit shove ballast train west past the Reusens Dam crossing
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Photo Date:  11/29/1985  Upload Date: 3/26/2010 11:37:58 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Work train unloads ballast at flood damage site at Reusens Dam
Title:  Work train unloads ballast at flood damage site at Reusens Dam
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Photo Date:  11/29/1985  Upload Date: 3/18/2010 10:20:34 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  466   Comments: 1
Tamper tamps newly-dumped ballast along Hydro St. at the Reusens Dam
Title:  Tamper tamps newly-dumped ballast along Hydro St. at the Reusens Dam
Description:  Flood recovery well underway.
Photo Date:  11/29/1985  Upload Date: 3/18/2010 1:29:04 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  657   Comments: 1
Up close shot of ballast being dumped along side the Reusens Dam
Title:  Up close shot of ballast being dumped along side the Reusens Dam
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Photo Date:  11/29/1985  Upload Date: 3/26/2010 11:35:26 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  316   Comments: 1
Work train shoves cars to dump site along side the Reusens Dam
Title:  Work train shoves cars to dump site along side the Reusens Dam
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Photo Date:  11/29/1985  Upload Date: 3/26/2010 11:33:48 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  165   Comments: 0
The railroad right of way is looking better.  New transformers forthe power plant, too
Title:  The railroad right of way is looking better. New transformers forthe power plant, too
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Photo Date:  12/1/1985  Upload Date: 2/23/2012 11:03:57 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  156   Comments: 0
Chessie power on a westbound manifest past the repaired rr at the power plant
Title:  Chessie power on a westbound manifest past the repaired rr at the power plant
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Photo Date:  12/5/1985  Upload Date: 2/23/2012 11:12:06 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CO 4374(GP40-2)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
Chessie System units westbound
Title:  Chessie System units westbound
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Photo Date:  7/14/1986  Upload Date: 9/6/2011 10:05:27 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WM 4357(GP40-2)
Views:  146   Comments: 0
Chessie System extended vision cab westbound along freshly paved Hydro St.
Title:  Chessie System extended vision cab westbound along freshly paved Hydro St.
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Photo Date:  7/16/1986  Upload Date: 9/6/2011 10:08:49 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  308   Comments: 0
CSXT 6382, the ONLY CSX TRANSPORTATION unit I ever saw
Title:  CSXT 6382, the ONLY CSX TRANSPORTATION unit I ever saw
Description:  Original CSX Transportation paint scheme westbound along Hydro St. at the Reusens power plant. Date approx
Photo Date:  10/20/1986  Upload Date: 10/20/2008 9:28:15 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 6382(GP40-2)
Views:  550   Comments: 1
CSX TRANSPORTATION unit 6382 thru the trees from my back porch
Title:  CSX TRANSPORTATION unit 6382 thru the trees from my back porch
Description:  Going away grab shot of CSX TRANSPORTAION 6382
Photo Date:  10/20/1986  Upload Date: 10/20/2008 9:30:47 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 6382(GP40-2)
Views:  344   Comments: 1
CO 903229  brings up the rear of an eb coal train
Title:  CO 903229 brings up the rear of an eb coal train
Description:  date approximate
Photo Date:  8/13/1988  Upload Date: 2/14/2018 2:36:38 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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CSX 4261 leads a manifest train west by a lowered Reusens Dam pond
Title:  CSX 4261 leads a manifest train west by a lowered Reusens Dam pond
Description:  date approximate. Pond was lowered to aid in the removal of the boat houses that used to line the riverbank here. The Flood of 1985 irreparably damaged them
Photo Date:  8/15/1988  Upload Date: 2/14/2018 2:27:01 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 4261(GP30M)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
CO 903657 brings up the rear of a westbound manifest passing a lowered Reusens Dam pond.
Title:  CO 903657 brings up the rear of a westbound manifest passing a lowered Reusens Dam pond.
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Photo Date:  8/16/1988  Upload Date: 2/14/2018 2:33:32 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  42   Comments: 0
Eastbound from the boat dock
Title:  Eastbound from the boat dock
Description:  Chessie 8382, SBD 5834 and other units bring a grain train down the James River.
Photo Date:  7/15/1989  Upload Date: 8/10/2007 9:55:34 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 8382(SD40) CSX 5834(B36-7)
Views:  611   Comments: 5
Early CSX paint schemes and predecessors
Title:  Early CSX paint schemes and predecessors
Description:  EB coal train from the boat dock at Reusens
Photo Date:  7/22/1989  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 4:34:41 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 3119(B23-7) CSX 2583(GP38-2)
Views:  776   Comments: 1
Fruits of the wife's womb and bow wow watch a grain train
Title:  Fruits of the wife's womb and bow wow watch a grain train
Description:  My kiddies and pooch watch a grain train roll past the Hydroelectric plant at Reusens. As an aside, I found the dog pitifully alone and wandering in the marshalling yards in Williamson WV in 1976.
Photo Date:  4/15/1990  Upload Date: 8/8/2007 9:36:09 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Ok.  Cheating a little here.  N&W's 1218 broken down six miles above Reusens
Title:  Ok. Cheating a little here. N&W's 1218 broken down six miles above Reusens
Description:  Call this "Rails approaching Reusens" I rode the 1218 trip Roanoke-Glasgow-Lynchburg-Roanoke. 1218 broke down at MP 157. Spring hanger came off? Memorable trip!
Photo Date:  9/23/1990  Upload Date: 3/2/2010 5:36:04 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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NS Inland Port train, #235, westbound on the CSX
Title:  NS Inland Port train, #235, westbound on the CSX
Description:  When the Inland Port near Front Royal, VA, opened NS ran a train between Norfolk and the port using CSX trackage rights.
Photo Date:  10/8/1990  Upload Date: 8/10/2007 9:36:24 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  NS 8680(C39-8E)
Views:  318   Comments: 1
CSXT 2258 with a ballast train in tow passes a Loram rail grinder in the siding at Reusens
Title:  CSXT 2258 with a ballast train in tow passes a Loram rail grinder in the siding at Reusens
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Photo Date:  2/10/1991  Upload Date: 2/11/2018 8:12:24 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 2258(Road Slug)
Views:  70   Comments: 1
Office car train
Title:  Office car train
Description:  CSXT 6225 and two office cars WB at Reusens. New rail down in advance of concrete tie installation just weeks away.
Photo Date:  2/15/1991  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 1:23:17 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 6225(GP40-2)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
Amazing "train" that installed the concrete ties.  Wood ties and old rail out, andnew ties and new rail in in a single pass!
Title:  Amazing "train" that installed the concrete ties. Wood ties and old rail out, andnew ties and new rail in in a single pass!
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Photo Date:  3/5/1991  Upload Date: 8/8/2015 8:57:38 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  120   Comments: 0
Concrete tie train pulls west out of the siding at Reusens to begin installation of concrete ties between Pearch and Reusens on the CSX James River S-D
Title:  Concrete tie train pulls west out of the siding at Reusens to begin installation of concrete ties between Pearch and Reusens on the CSX James River S-D
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/5/1991  Upload Date: 8/8/2015 9:01:57 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 6113(GP40-2)
Views:  152   Comments: 1
Concrete tie train and the JAmes River
Title:  Concrete tie train and the JAmes River
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Photo Date:  3/5/1991  Upload Date: 8/8/2015 9:06:22 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  53   Comments: 0
Close up of concrete ties being fed to the ground
Title:  Close up of concrete ties being fed to the ground
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Photo Date:  3/5/1991  Upload Date: 8/8/2015 9:09:34 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  208   Comments: 0
In go the concrete ties
Title:  In go the concrete ties
Description:  Machine takes out the old wood ties and old rail and puts in new ties and new rail in one pass. Fascinating!!!
Photo Date:  3/5/1991  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 1:29:51 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  295   Comments: 0
Taking stock of the CSX M of W trucks
Title:  Taking stock of the CSX M of W trucks
Description:  Mboy and pooch check out all the trucks parked at Reusens during concrete tie installation
Photo Date:  3/5/1991  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 12:58:45 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  253   Comments: 0
Concrete tie installation
Title:  Concrete tie installation
Description:  Installing concrete ties through Reusens. Dam in background with rather high water!
Photo Date:  3/5/1991  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 12:17:49 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  229   Comments: 0
D&H power on the head end of an EB at the Power plant
Title:  D&H power on the head end of an EB at the Power plant
Description:  Very nice change of pace. D&H on the CSXT at Reusens
Photo Date:  3/9/1991  Upload Date: 1/19/2009 1:57:24 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DH 7403(GP39-2)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
The Mrs. and a BQ23
Title:  The Mrs. and a BQ23
Description:  Long-suffering help-meet endures yet another wait for a train.
Photo Date:  3/15/1991  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 12:01:35 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 3003(BQ23-7)
Views:  942   Comments: 2
Snow-covered 5577
Title:  Snow-covered 5577
Description:  WB at Reusens dam with snow all over. Either train 303 or 301
Photo Date:  3/15/1991  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 2:04:06 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 5577(B30-7)
Views:  252   Comments: 1
Eastbound from the boat dock
Title:  Eastbound from the boat dock
Description:  Light snow and two predecessor schemes on an eastbound
Photo Date:  3/15/1991  Upload Date: 1/19/2009 1:54:07 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  116   Comments: 1
Chessie units at MP 151
Title:  Chessie units at MP 151
Description:  Westbound Chessie units on brand new concrete ties leave the City of Lynchburg at MP 151
Photo Date:  3/15/1991  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 1:54:35 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 6510(GP40)
Views:  332   Comments: 0
D&H unit on ballast train
Title:  D&H unit on ballast train
Description:  More ballast is dumped on brand spanking new concrete ties and rail at west end Reusens siding
Photo Date:  3/15/1991  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 1:39:18 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  DH 7409(GP39-2)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
WB local passes Buncher Rail Car Service
Title:  WB local passes Buncher Rail Car Service
Description:  CSXT 6619 on the local freight at Reusens
Photo Date:  4/6/1991  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 2:17:30 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 6619(GP40)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
Broadside shot of SCL and Chessie schemed units
Title:  Broadside shot of SCL and Chessie schemed units
Description:  A westbound in low sun at the corner of V.E.S. Rd and Hydro St. in Reusens
Photo Date:  4/6/1991  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 2:22:26 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 6741(GP40) CSX 6089(GP40-2)
Views:  325   Comments: 1
NS Inland Port train passes by Buncher Rail Car Service
Title:  NS Inland Port train passes by Buncher Rail Car Service
Description:  When the Inland Port opened at Front Royal, VA. NS used to run a train Norfolk to the Port via the CSX! It was train 213 back then
Photo Date:  4/6/1991  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 2:13:03 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  NS 3530(B32-8)
Views:  342   Comments: 0
The second issue of my loins greets a passing train
Title:  The second issue of my loins greets a passing train
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Photo Date:  6/15/1991  Upload Date: 11/12/2015 9:02:54 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  45   Comments: 0
Rear of westbound M of W train at the Reusens Dam
Title:  Rear of westbound M of W train at the Reusens Dam
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/1991  Upload Date: 3/24/2010 3:02:25 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  282   Comments: 1
Gp-30 leads a train west
Title:  Gp-30 leads a train west
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/1991  Upload Date: 11/12/2015 8:44:10 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 4266(GP30)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
Probably the most uninspired paint scheme ever...  two stealth units westbound on S301
Title:  Probably the most uninspired paint scheme ever... two stealth units westbound on S301
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/1991  Upload Date: 11/12/2015 8:30:29 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 7546(C40-8)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
Eastbound by the power plant
Title:  Eastbound by the power plant
Description:  Early CSX scheme by the power plant at Reusens
Photo Date:  7/12/1991  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 2:29:29 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 7634(C40-8)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
Family Lines schemed 8071 brings train past the dam
Title:  Family Lines schemed 8071 brings train past the dam
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/12/1991  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 2:35:31 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 8071(SD40-2)
Views:  298   Comments: 0


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