RailPictures.Net Photo: INT 28 Interstate Steam 2-8-0 at Appalachia, Virginia by Collection of Ron Flanary
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» Interstate (more..)
» Steam 2-8-0 (more..)
» Powell River Bridge 
» Appalachia, Virginia, USA (more..)
» August, 1953
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» INT 28 (more..)
» Unknown
» Collection of Ron Flanary (more..)
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Virginia coal-hauling short line Interstate purchased four ex-Southern Ks-3 Consolidations in July 1952--the last steam acquisitions by the company. Former Southern 2509--now Interstate's 28--leads a sister on a cab hop at the bridges over the L&N and Powell River just east of Appalachia. The doubleheader is likely a "Hill" crew, which will pull L&N interchange traffic from the connection at Dorchester Junction, and take it over to Miller Yard for interchange to the Clinchfield. The ex-Southern engines were out of service by late 1953, and officially retired and scrapped in 1955--replaced by orange, cream and gray Alco RS-3s. (Photo by D. Wallace Johnson)
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