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West Virginia Rail Festival 2010 6/27/2010 Part 2



by Chris Guenzler



The train continued on towards Petersburg.





The view to the west.





Looking back towards "The Trough".





The planted fields along our route.





The view ahead.





The silos on this farm.





Two views ahead.





Rolled hay.





Another farm. We came to a stop to do a photo runby.





Back up move #1.





Photo Runby #1.





The return move. We all reboarded the train and continued on towards Petersburg.





View looking east.





The train passed through Morefield, West Virginia.





The train crossed a flood control channel.





Both ends of our train.





The train takes another curve.





Grain elevator with a trackmobile.





View looking west.





View looking east.





Another farm.





On this hot day the cows were under the trees.





Looking west.





The view ahead.





Both ends of our train.





Yard Limit MP 45.





Views along the South Branch of the Potomac River.





The view ahead.





Looking forward.





The view ahead.





Both ends of our train.





Both ends of our train.





Both ends of our train.





You can see the rock strata in this view.





Another farm.





On the barn "Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco, Treat yourself to the Best!"





View ahead.





The family knows what to wear on this hot day.





Looking along a corn field.





The view ahead.





Both ends of our train.





An old water tower.





Taking another curve.





A stone whistle post. We had to stop here until the Hourly Train from the West Virginia Rails had reversed to return to Petersburg.





Curving towards another canyon.





Rock strata along our route.





Views along the South Branch of the Potomac River.





The train crossed this creek.





View looking ahead.





View looking back.





Petersburg is seen ahead.





Both ends of our train.





Another barn.





Coming into Petersburg.





The train has reached Petersburg and West Virginia Rails 2010.



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