Chesapeake Western

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Chesapeake Western

Postby atsf sp » Sun Jul 05, 2009 9:34 pm

Was the Chesapeake Western part of the N&W or Virginian. Its front logo looks like a Virginian logo and the colors look like N&W. I am basing this off of CW 10 T6 at the Virginia Transportation museum. Heres a pic of the logos.
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Re: Chesapeake Western

Postby Lew » Sun Aug 02, 2009 9:50 pm

The Chesapeake Western was purchased by the N&W sometime around 1954, a good five years before the Virginian merger.
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