• Beech Mountain Railroad

  • Discussion of products from the American Locomotive Company. A web site with current Alco 251 information can be found here: Fairbanks-Morse/Alco 251.
Discussion of products from the American Locomotive Company. A web site with current Alco 251 information can be found here: Fairbanks-Morse/Alco 251.

Moderator: Alcoman

  by thebigham
 
The Beech Mountain RR was still in business in late February:

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A website on the Beech mountain with pics from 2014/2015:

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  by mowingman
 
Glad to see they are still operating. Alexander, WVA is one of those places that you REALLY have to want to go to. It is not close to anything. I went by there in the middle of a blizzard back in the mid 90's. That was almost a serious mistake. I saw one of the Alcos sitting outside of the enginehouse, but could not photograph it due to the severe blizzard and limited visibility.
not too many photos exist of this little isolated railroad.
Jeff