Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Covington C&O Depot

The Covington C&O Depot was not open when we ventured through the area last month.


There were train cars in the back, but I don't know if they were exhibits.


More graffiti.



I really like the look of train tracks. They are always taking you somewhere.


I also like train trestles and bridges. We don't build things like that any more. The pictures below are just shots I took when we walked around the building.




5 comments:

  1. guess you'll have to go back now when it's open! great pics! did you go to the fincastle parade? i was sad to miss it, first time since we've lived here...will have to make up for it and go to buchanan!

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  2. We have an old style train bridge at the end of our road.
    Ever day around 7:30 Am and between 5 and 7 p.m. a train goes through the distant woods and whistles.
    I love hearing the train whistle in out rural area . sometimes the whistle takes me back to long ago memories of when I would watch old Western movies with my dad .

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  3. There were trains and tracks that went back behind my grandparent's farm, slowly. My older cousins and my aunties used to catch a boxcar ride into a town about three miles away. Fun memories.

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  4. Somehow we missed seeing Covington when we toured part of the area a while ago, but being the train fan that he is, Grenville/Pat will definitely make this a destination on a future trip. I too like seeing old train trestles and bridges.

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  5. I love trains and train tracks. There's something about them that makes them so picturesque.

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