Sunday, January 24, 2010

Flashback 25 years ago

Received the following via email from Kermit Geary, Jr. Text, photos, and captions are his.

Finally made it out of Danbury, CT with the illustrious 811 and are starting the test on the A&O out of Buckhannon, WV tomorrow! Sure am glad to be out of that snake-den. Nothing new to report so I figured I'd share a few from 25 years ago down here on the Chessie (C&O). Was working for a Safety Shoe company, driving a mobile shoe store around the railroads...servicing C&O, B&O, WM, L&N, SCL, WofA, Georgia, CRR, A&WP, N&W, CR, and D&H. Travelled with camera in hand, shooting everything...locos, cars, buildings, m of w equipment, and vehicles. Those were some good times!!!

So, Sit back and enjoy!

C&O 5883 at Coal Creek Jct, KY 8-9-1984

C&O 2329 picking up orders on the fly at Handley, WV 7-27-1984

C&O 4383 at Thurmond, WV 7-26-1984

C&O 4383 wesbound through Thurmond, WV 7-26-1984

C&O depot at Barboursville, WV 8-2-1984

C&O 33, 32 and Huelletts at Toledo, OH 4-8-1987

C&O 126 'Roadrailer' at Riverside, Baltimore, MD 8-27-1984

C&O 903137 at Morristown, IN 4-9-1987