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The 1923 Pocahontas Division seniority roster shows McHaffa, E., Fireman 
hired July 8, 1912.

On June 30, 1937 train No. 2nd 85 with # 2092  plunged 86 feet off Maybeury 
Trestle. The boiler exploded when the locomotive hit the ground killing 
Engineer W. W. Snead, Fireman Mack McHaffa and Head Brakeman James Ball.

Jim Blackstock

At 09:08 PM 8/31/04 -0700, you wrote:

>Hi there,
>Does anyone know anything about Ezra McHaffa? He was an engineer way back 
>when and apparently from the story I was told, the engine was crossing on 
>a bridge and fell off, killing everyone in West Virginia. This might have 
>been in the 20's or maybe before that.
>Thanks in advance,
>Robert Lent
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