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Engine No. 7 sitting beside stall No. 1 of the roundhouse. A group of unidentified workers stand on along the tracks and sit on the train.
Photo description reads, "2-8-8-2 H-7 Mallet used on coal train between Hinton (Summers County, W. Va.) and Handley (Kanawha County, W. Va.), and between Hinton and Clifton Forge (Alleghany County, Va.) from 1924  until replace by the 2-66-6 H 8's during 1940."
Stoddard family pictured beside the turntable, which was 900 feet in circumference.
Photo of the first coal-burning, steam, turbine, electric engine--the largest single unit locomotive in the world. As long as 154 feet and 9 3/4 inches, including the water tender. The top speed was 100 miles per hour. The engine weight 411.5 tons.
Engineer L. J. Brown, left, and fireman Lloyd Bryant, right, are pictured next to the locomotive.
Steam billows from the locomotive as it trails through the railroad yard.
Smoke pours from the fast moving engine as it pulls the train cars across the rails.