RailPictures.Net Photo: C&O 8280 Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) GE B30-7 at Doswell, Virginia by Extra 127 South
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» Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) (more..)
» GE B30-7 (more..)
» C&O Piedmont Subdivision 
» Doswell, Virginia, USA (more..)
» August 13, 1985
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» C&O 8280 (more..)
» No. 794 (more..)
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It was early evening on August 13, 1985 and a late eastbound C&O manifest No. 794 was banging across the RF&P main line at Doswell, VA with lone B30-7 No. 8280 for power. No. 794 usually rated two, three or more units. This is the only occasion I saw it with one. Usually, No. 794 made a mid-afternoon appearance in Doswell. HN Tower was built to C&O specifications, but was owned by RF&P and faced the RF&P main line. At this point it was boarded up, but maintained to house the signal control apparatus for RF&P's HN interlocking.
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