A pair of A&O GP38-2s (3806/05) poses at Buckhannon on a sweltering September morning. As a gentleman at their little diesel shop told me, "it's too hot to run trains, we'll have some activit... (more)
Appalachian and Ohio GP38-2 #3805 and GATX GP38-2 #2670 are seen at the A&O shops in Buckhannon, WV.
A string of GATX leased units sits on the A&O Yard on a quiet Saturday morning.
Tied down at the A&O's Buchannon yard office, a pair of GATX Locomotive Group (GMTX) lease engines wait for their late evening road local service between Burnsville and Grafton on the former B&O C... (more)
CSXT CW44AH No. 537 leads an A&O X711 from Grafton to Brooks Run Mine, passing the B&O CPL protected E.E. Smith Summit interlocking. While today's Cowen Sub. operations are protected by the P&L su... (more)
Leased GP38-2 with a slug set from sister railroad Paducah & Louisville at Buckhannon.
A quick stop to check what was sitting at the Appalachian & Ohio's Buckhannon yard office netted this view. From left, HLCX SD40M-3 6521, GMTX GP38-2 2665 and GMTX GP38-3 2631 sit in the afternoon... (more)
In the late 50's Athearn put out an all metal silk screened model kit of these B&O cars. I had one of these kits and messed up assembling it and tossed it out.
This SD50 in poor but repairable shape is but a remnant of WATCO's control of the A&O. The unit has a brand new prime mover but many other components must be repaired or replaced before it will mo... (more)
Two sets of Mother and Road Mate power idle through the night in front of the yard office.
WAMX 5102 leadsa String of Ex- UP SD50's on the west leg of the wye
Showing new lettering on her flanks, WAMX 5102 waits for the call to duty
Reminding one of the "Changing of the Guard" CSX 8111 watches over as the Armour Yellow takes it's place on the Sub