RailPictures.Net Photo: SBV 1 South Branch Valley Railroad Alco S1 at Romney, West Virginia by Doug Lilly
 
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» South Branch Valley Railroad (more..)
» Alco S1 (more..)
» Unknown
» Romney, West Virginia, USA (more..)
» October 15, 1982
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» SBV 1 (more..)
» Unknown
» Doug Lilly (more..)
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Canary Amongst the Eagles

Nearly a decade before the Potomac Eagle began services over the line, the fledgling South Branch Valley Railroad was operating with a small fleet of well-used Alcos. Here S1 switcher number 1 brings an empty ballast hopper north in the area between Romney and the “trough”, a confined valley that is now a tourist attraction thanks to the excursion trains.
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