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Moose Valley RR Co.

Operations Headquarters: M. Leon Agne Engine Facility, 7021 Surrey Drive, Berkeley Spgs W.Va. (304) Ro4-1424

Bulletin #20072

March 20, 1977
 

TO: All Operating Employees.
ON: Road service, crews with seniority district - B&O.

DIVISION: Delta

SUBDIVISION: Mainline

M. LEON AGNE ENGINE FACILITY.

ON PRESIDENTS DAY 1977, THE BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD OFFICIALLY TRANSFERRED OWNERSHIP OF THE GREENSPRING ENGINE FACILITY TO THE MOOSE VALLEY RAILROAD. AS A RESULT OF EXCESS CAPACITY, THE  M. LEON AGNE ENGINE FACILITY IN BERKELEY SPRINGS IS BEING LEASED TO MOOSE EQUIPMENT LEASING, WHICH WILL OPERATE THE FACILITY AS A CONTRACT LOCOMOTIVE REPAIR AND REBUILDING OPERATION KNOWN AS MOOSE EQUIPMENT REBUILDERS. THE MOOSE VALLEY CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS WILL REMAIN AT THIS LOCATION.   ALL BERKELEY SPRINGS SHOP EMPLOYEES HAVE BEEN REASSIGNED TO THE GREENSPRING FACILITY.  THE MOOSE VALLEY WILL PERFORM MAINTENANCE AT GREENSPRING, WHILE HEAVY REPAIRS WILL BE CONTRACTED OUT TO MOOSE EQUIPMENT REBUILDERS. MER WILL RECEIVE AND SHIP MANY SUPPLIES AND CUSTOMER LOCOMOTIVES VIA THE BERKELEY BRANCH, AND WILL BE A VALUED ON-LINE CUSTOMER.

M. L. Agne Division Superintendent