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Transformer Load movement W980-08 10/07 - 10/10/2016
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YeOldeEnjine
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Transformer Load movement W980-08 10/07 - 10/10/2016
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« on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:24pm »
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Friday, 07 October 2016 CSX hosted a special movement to transport a Transformer to the Enridge Wind Farm in Mt. Storm, WV.
 
W980-08 westbound at 21st. Bridge Road, MD with 2 motors, 2 idler cars and a 16 axle Depressed Center Flat Car - 07 Oct. 2016


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« Reply #1 on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:25pm »
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W980-08 westbound at 21st. Bridge Road, MD - 07 Oct. 2016

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« Reply #2 on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:28pm »
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Close up shot of the Transformer Load - 07 Oct. 2016

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« Reply #3 on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:30pm »
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W980-08 westbound at Keyser, WV. The train would tie down for the weekend n the west yard at Keyser and would continue west to Mt. Storm on the 11th. - 07 Oct. 2016

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« Reply #4 on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:32pm »
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W980-08 shoves into track #3 in the west yard at Keyser, WV for the weekend - 07 Oct. 2016

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« Reply #5 on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:35pm »
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Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 finds the W980-08 with a manned helper set on the rear starting up the Interchange Track at Piedmont, WV.  
 
From here the train will travel west on the former Western Maryland Thomas Subdivision to Bayard, WV. Once a Bayard the train will reverse direction and the helpers will lead up the Stoney River Sub for the final leg to Mt. Storm, WV - 10 October 2016


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Westbound at Beryl, WV - 10 October 2016

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W980-08 starts across the bridge on the new alignment of the Thomas Subdivision built in 1981 with the construction of the damn and creation of Jennings Randolph Lake - 10 October 2016

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« Reply #8 on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:41pm »
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W980-08 on the bridge at Jennings Randolph Lake near Elk Garden, WV. The train would make Mt. Storm later around lunch time.
 
At this point, I was running out of time and had to head to work....
 
10 Oct 2016


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« Reply #9 on: Oct 15th, 2016, 3:05pm »
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Another nice catch! The push-me-pull-you shot on the bridge gets a big thumbs-up from me.
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