[VirginianRailwayEnthusiasts]"Takin' Twenty with theVirginian Brethren"

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Fri May 16 21:56:18 EDT 2008

C&O 614 was renumbered 611 (the "4" was allegedly chiseled into a "1" on the number plate and the cab number repainted) when its original number conflicted with leased RF&P 4-8-4 614 ca 1955-56.

Dave Stephenson

--- On Fri, 5/16/08, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org> wrote:

> From: NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org>

> Subject: Re: [VirginianRailwayEnthusiasts]"Takin' Twenty with theVirginian Brethren"

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> Date: Friday, May 16, 2008, 8:41 PM

> Ed,


> Thanks. Seems I have a vague recollection that when it

> first entered excursion service it was renumbered 610 to

> avoid a conflict with a Chessie diesel locomotive number.

> And I wasn't sure when it got correctly renumbered. Or

> is it the other way around?


> Sam



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