No doubt, Al. You could probably find Clinchfield hoppers in any of
the major coal road yards and trains. The CRR functioned as a major
bridge route for several different roads as well as having it's own
on-line coal facilities.
George A Walls
I believe I saw a tracks-worth cut of Clinchfield hops in a mid-50sC&O PR pix of the Kenova Ohio River barge loading facility yard next
to the Traux-? dumper (naturally along with mostly C&O hops).
it interchanged with the SAL and Southern RR's. It alsointerchanged
Coal loads with N&W at St. Paul, VA, C&O at Elkhorn City, KY,lot
of C&O coal moved south from Elkhorn City via Cliinchfield trains.and
I'mcompletelyin need of a prototype photo or two to make sure I get thingsright. Ifanyone has any prototype photos you could send me (or post to thegroupsite) I would greatly appreciate it. I'd like to have it
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