Just a shell of its former glory is how Smith Creek Yard in Clifton Forge, Virginia is now. Not much is left except the C&O Heritage Center. Pictured is various equipment belonging to the C&O Hi... (more)
As the sun drops (along with the temperature) at Clifton Forge, a GP40-2 idles---awaiting its next call to duty. An engineer will slide into the seat, turn on the generator field switch, release t... (more)
Just a shell of how this yard use to be. Looking west at the Smith Creek Yard in Clifton Forge, not much remains except the C&O Heritage Center. The equipment pictured, in various states of repa... (more)
Here sits C&O GP7 #5828 at the C&O Heritage Center in Clifton Forge, Virginia. The replica depot serves as the gift shop for the center.
Chesapeake and Ohio caboose #3168 that is sitting at the C&O Heritage Center in Clifton Forge, Virginia.
Chesapeake and Ohio logo that appears on caboose #90219 that is at the C&O Heritage Center in Clifton Forge, Virginia.
Ross Rowland's C&O #614 sits on display dressed in a proposed "Greenbrier... (more)
The Greenbrier Express
Before heading back to New Jersey, we opted to stop in Clifton Forge, VA to see C&O 614, a locomotive which once regularly hauled excursions through New ... (more)
Looking towards the Clifton Forge yard from the C&O Heritage Center, East bound Cardinal sits at the station while CSX GP38-2 2683 works the yard.
Interior view of greenbrier class locomotive 614.
This C&O veteran is looking mighty fine.
C&O 614 sits on display at the C&O Railway Heritage Center in Clifton Forge, VA in a god awful green paint scheme
The westbound Cardinal brakes to a stop a the former C&O station at Clifton Forge. This was once a major coal classification yard for the C&O, and also hosted one of the system's major locomotive ... (more)
Running about 30 minutes late, the eastbound Cardinal's station stop will see two leave and five passengers board.