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Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:24pm
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
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:25pm
W980-08 westbound at 21st. Bridge Road, MD - 07 Oct. 2016
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:28pm
Close up shot of the Transformer Load - 07 Oct. 2016
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:30pm
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
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:32pm
W980-08 shoves into track #3 in the west yard at Keyser, WV for the weekend - 07 Oct. 2016
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:35pm
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
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:36pm
Westbound at Beryl, WV - 10 October 2016
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:38pm
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
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Oct 11th, 2016, 8:41pm
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
Posted by: CHESSIEMIKE Posted on: Oct 15th, 2016, 3:05pm
Another nice catch! The push-me-pull-you shot on the bridge gets a big thumbs-up from me.
CHESSIEMIKE