|Moving Coal via On18|
I used Hill Valley Coke Company at first as a joke. To my surprise I found that there had been a “Laurel Hill Valley Coal & Coke Company” in Pennsylvania.
I think though that since I have the Deep River Railroad as my On30 line that it would make sense to re-name the coke company to the Deep River Coal & Coke Company.
I’ve managed to narrow down the location of the
That’s the history. I’m modifying it just a bit by adding a mine that didn’t exist in the ‘real world’ but set in the same area. I’ll create a new town for that mine – again situated in the same general area as Carbonton and Cumnock. I had to come up with a reason for my narrow gauge railroad(s) and am at this point:
Lots of blanks to fill in but it’s a start.
I said – ‘railroad(s)’. The
I show the LC&NRR coming into the area .. represented by some ties/and or roadbed. Something to the effect that it’s not finished yet. Could be abandoned track. The story being that the standard gage either had not been completed or that a bridge had washed out and not been replaced. In any case, gives reason for the On30 line still getting the coke.
|Re-working the track|
I was talking to my friend Gary Wise last night, pointing out what I was thinking about doing to the On18 track. We started tossing out ideas and this pretty much came up.