PROTOTYPE Weekend Proto Fun 07/15/2022

BNSF FAN Jul 15, 2022

  1. Hardcoaler

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    Yes, there was a WS Tower at West End, WV. This exceptionally cool picture of WS is from the John Barriger Library collection and was probably taken in the mid-1930s. Kingwood Tunnel is ahead, just around the curve. I think there are two tracks there today, but I'm not certain.

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    I shot this utilitarian WS at Butler Jct., PA on 09/25/1997:

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  3. GP30

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    We’ve officially commandeered this thread into a B&O discussion .

    Here is the depot at Tunnelton street side view from Sunday 7/17/22. I should have taken inside shots, too since their museum was open.[​IMG]


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  4. Hardcoaler

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    That's quite okay! :) Wow, the Tunnelton depot looks great. I wonder how many visitors they get? Tunnelton is literally 30 miles from nowhere.
     
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    They’re open from 1-3 on Sundays. I don’t think it’s a big number.


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  6. Hardcoaler

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    By the way @GP30 , if you don't have the book already, B&O Thunder In The Alleghenies by Deane Mellander (c. 1983) is fantastic. Typical Carstens Publications affordable black and white softcover horizontal-format excellence. (y)

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