2-8-8-2s Blue Ridge Grade Double headed 2-8-8-2s goes stomping by Blue Ridge Grade with another east bound coal drag. More than a mile down grade, a third 2-8-8-2 is thrusting all its tractive effort on the drag's cabin car. Y6b-class No. 2175 will cut loose on the fly from the train about half a mile past this spot.The aft helper will disconnect just about where we are. But for the moment 18,ooo hoursepower worth of Mallets is once again moving coal. October 1957
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