RailPictures.Net Photo: CRR 3616 Clinchfield Railroad EMD SD45-2 at Elkhorn City, Kentucky by Ron Flanary
 
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» Clinchfield Railroad (more..)
» EMD SD45-2 (more..)
» Pool Point (more..)
» Elkhorn City, Kentucky, USA (more..)
» September 30, 1981
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» CRR 3616 (more..)
» Unknown
» Ron Flanary (more..)
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Late in the evening of September 30, 1981, an extra south blasts off from Elkhorn City, Kentucky—through Tunnel 1—and onto Pool Point Bridge. This is the beginning of a steady climb the next 34 miles to the summit at Sandy Ridge Tunnel—from 936 feet above sea level here to 1836 at Sandy Ridge. This is the Clinchfield---and this is the unadulterated essence of mountain railroading.
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