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Sat Jul 27 21:10:02 EDT 2019

Good work Joe I thought if I was wrong that was the only other place that could be. Panco name comes from a coal company name don’t have it with me right now 

Larry Evans

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> On Jul 26, 2019, at 11:36 PM, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at> wrote:
> Ed King had it correct - this the west end of double track at the east end
> of Tunnel 1, aka Panco. The way the road climbs straight up the hill before
> making a zig-zag is the key feature that confirms it.  At Lower Burning Creek
> the road curves immediately to the left as it climbs the hill.  At least as
> the road runs in the digital age per Google Street View. I trust the road
> hasn't been drasticly realigned through there in the last 70 years... :-)
> A check of an 11/1/1950 Scioto Division Track Chart confirms the presence
> of the short set-off siding in foreground at Panco while not showing one
> at Lower Burning Creek.
> Now, can anyone enlighten me to the origin of the name Panco? That name shows 
> on a track chart draw in in 1950 revised to 1968, but not on an earlier track
> chart last revised in 1950.
> Joe Shaw
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