Spirit Of Steam Super Sized (reposted)

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  1. steamfan#1309

    steamfan#1309 Well-Known Member

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    LOCATION:
    Logan, W.Va., coal district Peach Creek Terminal C&O

    TIME:
    1945-1950

    POSSIBLE ENGINES:
    2-8-4 Berkshire
    0-10-2
    2-6-6-2 h6 class

    SERVICES:
    Coal drags (obviously)
    Comuter/locals (being pulled by the H class according to "Trains magazine: The last Baldwin")
    Helper service (in 0-10-2 or H class)
    1956-near-peach-creek-yard-logan-county-wv.jpg 0-10-2 Engine-1308-9-4-1953-Peach-Creek-WV.jpg H-6 no.1308 3480.1309front.jpg Preserved, and operational H-6 no.1309 under restoration before 2021.

    ROLLING STOCK:
    1. Heavy weight combine
    2. Heavy weight coach
    3. Same two bay hopper from the clinched route

    Sources: Trains Magazine, and this link below (scroll down to H6)
    https://www.steamlocomotive.com/locobase.php?country=USA&wheel=2-6-6-2&railroad=co#15843
     
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  2. jedi247

    jedi247 Well-Known Member

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    With a C&O route, the Allegheny 2-6-6-6 needs to be included. That would make this a true super-sized steam route. I'd also suggest a C&O Greenbrier 4-8-4.
     
  3. steamfan#1309

    steamfan#1309 Well-Known Member

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    I know, but the odds of DTG making any steam route non British is next to nothing
     

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