RailPictures.Net Photo: NS 9417 Norfolk Southern GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW) at Keystone, West Virginia by David Price
 
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Norfolk Southern (more..)
GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW) (more..)
Keystone (more..)
Keystone, West Virginia, USA (more..)
November, 2012
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NS 9417 (more..)
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David Price (more..)
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A peek behind the curtain, which is used by the Russian owned Mechel Bluestone Coal Company in downtown Keystone WV to shield the citizens from dust and to look a little more aesthetically pleasing. This processing plant is a little left of norm, as seen here with the steel silos. Keystone in its prime was a bustling place, even home to the world famous "Cinder Bottom" (google that one), which rivaled Vegas in its prime. Was even home to one of the most colorful banks in the United States, til it crashed and burned in an embezzling scheme. Once a "Cadillac" town, now, sadly, just a shell of its former self...
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