RailPictures.Net Photo: ERCL 19 Elk River Coal and Lumber Company Shay at Avoco, West Virginia by Steve Patterson
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» Elk River Coal and Lumber Company (more..)
» Shay (more..)
» Unknown
» Avoco, West Virginia, USA (more..)
» November 24, 1961
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» ERCL 19 (more..)
» Unknown
» Steve Patterson (more..)
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Elk River Coal & Lumber shay #19 has five loads of logs en route from the lumber camp to Avoco, W. Va. on Nov. 24, 1961. They didn't build bridges, they just forded the creeks. A watchman rides the foot planks on the fireman's (and photographer's) side, watching for large debris.
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