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By Mark A. Stevens,A.J. 'Alf' Peoples

As normal supervisor for Erwin, Tennessee-based Clinchfield Railroad, Thomas D. Moore came across an eighty-six-year-old classic 4-6-0 ten-wheeler steam engine--the Clinchfield No. 1. Miraculously, the engine had escaped the cutter's torch while, within the mid-1950s, the railroad retired its steam fleet, shuttered passenger provider and embraced the diesel period. Moore sought after the No. 1 absolutely restored and its lengthy existence at the rails--which had integrated being the 1st educate to arrive the sufferers of the 1889 Johnstown, Pennsylvania flood--celebrated as a goodwill ambassador for the railroad. The revived Clinchfield No. 1 led loved expedition trains that visited seven country capitals, bringing pleasure to passengers from the Appalachian Mountains to Tampa, Florida. subscribe to authors Mark A. Stevens and A.J. "Alf" Peoples at the trip of the real-life little engine that could.

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