Weak locomotives

Typical, slow locomotive of the times, this one of the Orange & Alexandria RR, similar to the one that pulled the cars Longstreet’s veterans rode in from Chattanooga to the vicinity of Knoxville. Well, “rode.” They rode downhill. They had to get out and walk as the locomotive struggled to pull the empty cars up the next hill.

About Dick Stanley

Retired Texas daily newspaperman
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