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East of Edinburg is Landfill Road, seen here in the two two photos. We are looking east and then west at the crossing which has been paved over. there are marks on the pavement where high-rail vehicles have driven over the asphalt with their rail wheel s down. (May 10, 2014)

Looking east and west at Edinburg along the side track in town. This trackage is out of serviceand rial-banked for future use if business should warrant. It appears a high rail truck has recently did the years trimming, as certain upkeep is required by law for rail-banked status. (May 10, 2014)

Looking to the left in this photo down the gravel road as the tracks curve to the right was once the connection of the narrow gauge railroad to Liberty and Columbia Furnace. This railroad was built by the Liberty Iron Company and extended west from Edinburg to the furnace 12-15 miles west of here. Traces of the roadbed can be seen if you follow Stony Creek and Wolf Gap roads. (May 10, 2014)
Click here for some history on the Shenandoah Iron and Coal company

The western switch has been removed from the main at Edinburg. This track was used for locomotives to run around their train and access the C.E. Thompson & Sons, Edinburg's station and warehouse here. The station used to sit where the parking lot is behind the fire departments building. The land from the station was given to the town for the fire department and the station moved to High Street in Edinburg and used as a residence. I visited the station and took this photo to go along with the rail shots. (May 10, 2014)

This view of the crossing relay box sits beside the road at the last shipper in Edinburg, C.E. Thompson & Sons. C.E. Thompson & Sons used to get flat cars of lumber delivered by rail until service was ended. The rails at the crossing to C.E. Thompson & Sons track has been removed and now sits along the old station site for use elsewhere or to be re installed if business would resume. The second photo is looking west on the main track from the road crossing towards the trestle. the building on the right was once a hotel. (May 10, 2014)

pictured here along the tracks is the second site of the water tank at edinburg. The first site was just east of the former station. We are looking west out over the bridge ob=ver Stony Creek and the B79 milepost. The B79 stands for miles from Manassas, VA. (May 10, 2014)

This bridge over Stony Creek is the main reason the line between Strasburg and Harrisonburg, VA. was severed into two railroads. The southern end from Mount Jackson to Harrison burg would be operated by the Cheseapeake Western/NS and Edinburgh east from Manassas, VA. The metal supports for the bridge between the stone/concrete supports are said to be weak and could collapse under the weight of a train. The line was rail-banked in April 1989 due to lack of revenue service and the condition of the bridge supports. (May 10, 2014)

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