RailPictures.Net Photo: CO 614 Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) Steam 4-8-4 at Waynesboro, Virginia by Chase Gunnoe
 
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Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) (more..)
Steam 4-8-4 (more..)
Valley Line (more..)
Waynesboro, Virginia, USA (more..)
May 07, 2011
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CO 614 (more..)
BBRR X631 (more..)
Chase Gunnoe (more..)
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Reflecting back on the events of 2011, the transfer from Roanoke to Clifton Forge of Chesapeake & Ohio 614 certainly stands out as a memorable trip. In preparations for what was originally intended to be "The Greenbrier Express", arrangements were made by Ross Rowland to move C&O 614 from Pennsylvania to Roanoke, Virginia to be displayed at the Virginia Museum of Transportation with N&W 1218 and N&W 611 temporarily before being move to Clifton Forge. With cooperation by Norfolk Southern, Buckingham Branch, and CSX, massive 4-8-4, C&O 614 was transferred from the Virginia Transportation Museum on the morning of May 7th, north to Waynesboro, to interchange with Buckingham Branch west to Clifton Forge. Photographed above, C&O 614 has successfully been transferred to the NS/BBRR interchange in Waynesboro and is less than an hour from departing along the BBRR North Mountain Subdivision west to Clifton Forge. Upon arrival at Clifton Forge on CSX Rails, C&O 614 was placed on display at the C&O Heritage Center, home of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Historical Society. By the end of summer, C&O 614 was stripped of her C&O paint and replaced in "The Greenbrier Express" scheme as a promotion for what was planned to be an elite passenger train to operate being Washington D.C. and White Sulphur Springs, WV, home of The Greenbrier Resort.
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