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As stated in the footnote, "The enclosed photo is of the unusual Merrimac of the Virginian Anthracite RR, which served an anthracite mine at Merrimac Mines, 5.1 miles from Christiansburg, VA."

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Any idea where the anthracite coal was mined? Of course, the little "camelback" loco (similar to Reading and Central of NJ machines) seems to be designed to burn anthracite.

Mike Pierry, Jr.


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