RailPictures.Net Photo: 2479 CSX Transportation (CSXT) SD50-2 at Thurmond, West Virginia by Matt Thomas
 
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» CSX Transportation (CSXT) (more..)
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» Thurmond 
» Thurmond, West Virginia, USA (more..)
» June 22, 2013
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» 2479 (more..)
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» Matt Thomas (more..)
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On a beautiful June day the silence of Thurmond WV is broken by two east bound SD50-2's moving light. Thurmond was a classic boomtown. With the huge amounts of coal brought in from area mines, it had the largest revenue on the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway. Having many coal barons among its patrons, Thurmond's banks were the richest in the state. Fifteen passenger trains a day came through town-its depot serving as many as 95,000 passenger's a year. The concrete coal tower and classic C&O station still remain along with the buildings pictured. This is definitely worth the drive and deserving of a return visit. Please note. Taken from a public RR Crossing with telephoto zoom lens. NOT standing in the gauge.
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  ApertureFNumber  f/7.1
  Make  Canon
  Model  Canon EOS 50D
  ExposureTime  1/320
  ISOSpeedRatings  1000
  Flash  16
  FocalLength  105/1

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