This presentation features many types of Chesapeake and Ohio Steam Locomotives as photographed and sound recorded by Mr. August Thieme during the years 1947 through 1953.
Some of the best scenic locations in Virginia and West Virginia provide the background for outstanding shots of passenger and freight trains powered by the following:
0-8-0 Switcher, 4-6-2 Pacific, 4-6-4 Hudson
4-8-2 Mountain, 4-8-4 Greenbrier
2-8-0 Mikado, 2-8-4 Kanawha, 2-10-4 Texas
2-6-6-2 & 2-8-8-2 Mallet, 2-6-6-6 Allegheny
and M-1 Steam Turbine
All steam railfans should really appreciate this rare mostly black and white footage presented with actual C&O audio recorded at the time, plus appropiate music and narration.
63 Min. color