Near Linan mine, Chesapeake & Ohio freight scheme painted F7(A) No. 7094 leads a southbound freight along the Shavers Fork of the Cheat River towards Spruce from Elkins. Despite torrential rain and strong winds, foliage has held on in West Virginia's highest elevations for about two weeks, bringing spectacular color to Pocahontas and Randolph counties.
The following album contains an assortment of images uploaded to Railpictures.Net from an October photo excursion on the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad between Elkins, W.Va. and Cheat Bridge, W.Va. on October 13, 2014.
This is dedicated (with permission) to the skilled and gifted photographer - Chase Gunnoe - who regularly posts and is on staff with RP. I believe he deserves a gallery showing of his remarkable work. This is for you Chase! (More great photos to come!)