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'A small stream emptying in the South Fork of the Shenandoah is crossed by the Luray Valley RR a branch of the B and O on a trestle which is 100 ft. high.  The length I have not obtained. The best idea of the height is obtained by trying to follow down from the track to timber on the further side, and noticing the narrowness of the structure. My camera was standing about 20 feet above the lowest ground crossed. A watchmen is obliged to cross the trestle after the passage of every train day and night to see that no sparks have fallen from the engine.  There is no plank for him to walk on...76.D(47); July 25, 1884, Friday 4:45 pm, raining.'