RailPictures.Net Photo: BCG 14 Buffalo Creek & Gauley Steam 2-8-0 at Gaithersburg, Maryland by Janusz Mrozek
 
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» Gaithersburg Community Museum 
» Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA (more..)
» June 29, 2012
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» Janusz Mrozek (more..)
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The cosmetic work looks great! Buffalo Creek and Gauley 14 received a full cosmetic restoration recently topped off with some fresh paint (I'm personally not a fan of the siderod color). I took advantage of the sun's location near the summer solstice to get some light on the north-facing side of the engine; the south side is well obscured by garden foliage and benches.

Interestingly, this 2-8-0 started off life in 1918 as an 0-8-0 switcher, built by Alco, who also did the conversion to a 2-8-0. Because it started off as a switcher, it has small drivers and two sand domes (why would the latter be true?). It was wrecked in 1956. The original owner was "c/n", then sold to Kelly's Creek and Northwestern, shortly after conversion, then sold to BC&G in 1950. [Historical details are taken from http://www.buffalocreekandgauley.com/LOCOMOTIVES/No14/Loco14.html]

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  ApertureFNumber  f/9.0
  Make  Canon
  Model  Canon EOS 50D
  ExposureTime  1/250
  ISOSpeedRatings  400
  Flash  16
  FocalLength  18/1

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