Lynchburg/Monroe servicing question

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Sat Dec 17 13:01:31 EST 2016

It was on or about 12/31/57.

The Arrow was an east-west train, so never went to Monroe. The trains involved were 17-18, 41-42, 45-46.

   Raymond Smoot

> On Dec 17, 2016, at 11:07 AM, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at> wrote:
> Does anyone out there know when the last N&W passenger steam engine was serviced at Monroe, Va. on the Southern after coming off the Arrow or Pelican?
> I figure sometime mid to late 1958 but a date for coal servicing would be desired. It could also be when mainline passenger steam ended "officially" with December 31, 1957 and perhaps the contract with Southern expired then and servicing was done elsewhere?
> Just curious if anyone else might be interested.
> Thanks.
> Bob Cohen
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