Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 27, 1972 · Page 50
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 50

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, August 27, 1972
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10D--\u«. 27, 1972 Sunday Guette-Meil Om-Ktton. WMI |01d 2700 Leaving Coonskin Park Grave Sombrero Tnynipr on a s f r a i i : .rom- h r r r n n l / i p Chesapeake Tnini Fan- is fire-y e a r- rilrt f ' h n r l a i p A d n m s n/ j;7.7S'-.. Vrunblp A'-p. (Staff Plintn bj; J,pn-is Raines) Educators Will Meet For 2 Days Morp than 10,000 teachers are expected in Chalreston Thurs-, Hay and Friday for the annual | West Virginia Education Assn. (WVEA) convention. The opening session will be »t 9:15 a . m . Thursday in the Charleston Civic Center. Speakers will he John D. Rockefeller IV, Democratic gubernatorial nominee. Dr. Daniel Taylor, state school superintendent, and Dr. Prince Woodard, chancellor of the Board of Regents. Following the session, *le- mpntary teachers will attend one of thrpe workshop* OB public srhool music, drugs, crimp and dclinqnency, and science and social ttudies. Meanwhile, secondary teach- ors will attend meetings in their teaching field*. A rrcrptinn will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Civic Center West Virginia Room for candidates for Congress and stale- wide offices. Gov. Moore, Lloyd Farnlsh, WVEA president, and James Stone, WVEA executive secretary, will speak at. the Friday session which will also begin at 9:15 a.m. Miniature Art Contest Set At Sunrise The Charleston Art Gallery at] Sunrise hs? announced the dates' for receiving entries to its' fourth miniature competition, i Works will be received fromj ]fl a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sept. 22! and 23. There is no entry fee. However, each artist will be charged 50 cents to cover the cost of handling. The miniatures can be in oils, watercolors or mixed media. If unframed, they must he covered ·with acetate and properly wired for hanging. The competition is limited to stale artists 18 years of age and older. Entries must be original, signed and priced. the entries will be judged for selection only anri ·will be placed on sale at the gallery- on Oct 15. Girl Struck By Michael L Whit* I For old engine N. 2700 the ! journey is just beginning. I At long last it will move ! Wednesday from what some thought would be its grave at . Coonskin Park. The history of the now rustec j monarch of steam power has i brought many a railroad buff to .tears. Thanks however to the St. ! Albans Firefighters Assn. it Imay once again become i [gleaming proud relic of the his 'tory of railroading. I For almost a year now j mpnibprs of thp firefighters ! group have been trying to raise enough money to move the locomotive to a permane n t shrinp in St. Albans. Plagued by financial difficulties and the effects of time and vandals on the engine, the proc,- PSS was slow. , This summer the effort gained ,new impetus. Men with knowledge of working on steam loco- motives were brought in to begin partial restoration. The work was slowed by heavy summer rains. But the work was finally completed and on Friday a representative of the association announced that towed at a speed not exceeding 15 miles per hour, isn't expected to complete the trip until noon Saturday. When it arrives at the end of the four-day journey, it will be «.MV aoauildllUl! dIUIUUIJieU Uml the engine will begin the longlS reatec ' by a proclamation from ·istlttirtmr In i * « ...... 1_ . M o V f t T A u O f i ) 'R^VMCAtf *)*\nl nt-i^M.-- journey to its new home. The 78-mile trip from Coonskin Park to St. Albans will be short in comparison to the mile, the engine must have traveled since the time it was built in 1943 as the first of its type on the Chesapeake and Ohio. Officials said it will leave the park under tow by diesel locomotives around noon Wednesday, traveling to Charleston on track owned by the Baltimore and Ohio Railway, then onto "·enn C e n t r a l track from Charleston to iridge, owned the Deepwater by the Norfolk and Western, and then on to St. Albans traveling on the CO. Mayor Averil Ramsey declarin 0 Sept. 3 to Sept 9 as ^Old 2700 Week." Joseph Philpott, a member of the sponsoring association, explains that the project is still plagued by a '=ck of funds. C 0 officials have agreed to restore the engine to its original condition at their railroad yeards in Hunlington. But its going to cost. Philpott said the association has only raised $2,100 of the needed $4,400. The group hopes that displaying the engine in St. Albans will spark interest and push the fund dirive over the top. and versatile locomotive regain its dignity. Use Want Ads. 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