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    Default Chesapeake & Ohio abandoned line

    Not really considered "prototype research", but considered a fallen flag line. This is what is left of the C & O branchline north of Covington, Va. It is now the Jackson River rail-trail (pictures from my private collection):

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    I daydream of days gone by when I ride my bike down these trails. This would have been a great run for the engineers on the old steamers.

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    Oh man, I do the same thing on the rail-trails. It's just something about railroad history that gets me going.

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    Thanks for the photos

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    Riding bikes on Rail-Trails is great - no significant hills!
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    I wonder if anybody has ever thought of reverting a bike trail back to a railroad. Might work for a scenic railroad of some sort, it would be much cheaper than clearing land and starting from scratch.
    Did someone say whitcomb?

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