Thursday, June 24, 2010
C&O Right of Way Post
Standing about four feet above ground, this concrete post from the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway's Lexington branch off the James River Subdivision was found north of Buena Vista, Va. after the flood from Hurricane Agnes in 1972. That was the second time in three years this line had suffered severely from hurricane caused flooding of the Maury River. C&O abandoned most of the line after the 1969 flood and used N&W trackage through the area until the 1972 flood ended even that operation.