Railfan visit to Shafer's Crossing in 1954
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Mon Apr 18 09:12:31 EDT 2016
I have a recollection of an excursion from DC area to Roanoke in maybe September 1954, I think it was written up in the N&W Magazine, I'll try and check tonight.
On Apr 16, 2016, at 7:07 AM, NW Mailing List wrote:
> Probably a wild shot but is anyone aware of a visit by railfans to Shafer's Crossing in the spring or summer of 1954?
> I have footage of Jawn Henry taken in that time frame and it appears to be very clean, perhaps almost new with fans taking photos and even going aboard it.
> The last Y6b, 2200, is also in some scenes with fans climbing on it and sitting in the cab. The film's owner says it was 1954 but he doesn't recall the reason for the trip.
> It had to be some kind of organized event as his dad took him there from their home in Chicago.
> Any help appreciated.
> Jim Herron
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