RailPictures.Net Photo: Majestic Mining 1 Untitled Alco S2m at Dundon, West Virginia by Doug Lilly
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» Untitled (more..)
» Alco S2m (more..)
» Unknown
» Dundon, West Virginia, USA (more..)
» October 10, 1986
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» Majestic Mining 1 (more..)
» Unknown
» Doug Lilly (more..)
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The Buffalo Creek & Gauley was an 18 mile line serving coal mines in central West Virginia. From an interchange with the B&O at Dundon, the railroad followed the Buffalo Creek to the Rich Run mine at Widen. The BC&G became an early 1960's fan favorite, operating solely with steam power until its demise in 1965. The BC&G's tracks were leased and reactivated by Majestic Mining in 1971. Beginning operations with a Whitcomb 65-tonner, which was quickly replaced with leased power. Eventually, Majestic Mining bought a Caterpillar-reengined S2, and it became the road's sole power. Here that locomotive, MM 1, works the B&O interchange at Dundon.
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