From Abingdon to West Jefferson

Photos by Mike Smith, 1977 - Page Three

Water tank in North Carolina
Approaching a water tank in West Jefferson, North Carolina

West Jefferson NC
Station personnel (name unknown), West Jefferson

West Jefferson, NC
Station personnel, (name unknown), West Jefferson, NC

Water tank

Forming the return train on the wye in West Jefferson. Wyes were important so that the engineers
could reverse the direction of engines and put the cars in any order that they needed them
for easy drop off or pickup when there were no roundtables.