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Text on the back reads, "The Collins P. Huntington Monument. Erected Oct. 22, 1924, in memory of Collins P. Huntington, the founder of the cities of Huntington, W. Va. and Newport News, Va. He was born Oct. 22, 1821 at Harwington, Conn. Through his efforts in 1862, the Central Pacific Railroad Company was formed to construct a telegraph and railroad line from the Pacific Coast to Ogden, Utah, to connect with the Union Pacific Railroad. The completion of this project placed him in the foremost ranks of American empire builders. He was president of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company from 1869 to 1887. Died Aug. 13, 1900."
The engine used oil headlights. Five men are pictured on and beside the locomotive.
Omer Plumley is pictured riding a bicycle in the forefront, In the back is the Sewell Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad station.
View looking at the building from across the tracks.