RailPictures.Net Photo: CO 4375 Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) EMD GP40-2 at Elkhorn City, Kentucky by Ron Flanary
 
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Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) (more..)
EMD GP40-2 (more..)
Elkhorn City (more..)
Elkhorn City, Kentucky, USA (more..)
October 13, 1980
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CO 4375 (more..)
CO 97 (more..)
Ron Flanary (more..)
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Hand Off at the "Horn": On the morning of October 13, 1980, I was able to reach Elkhorn City, KY in time to see the a.m. hand off of overnight hotshot number 97 from the Clinchfield to the Chesapeake & Ohio. The three SDs that had brought 97 north were already in the engine track while these two C&O units replaced them on the head end. With a downriver profile to BS Junction (Catlettsburg, KY), where the Big Sandy would join the main line, it's either level or downgrade, so two units would be plenty. Big changes were coming, though. In just over two weeks---November 1, 1980---CSX Corporation would be created. Elkhorn City would be closed as a terminal--and the Clinchfield and C&O would eventually disappear as autonomous railroads.
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