A CSX geometry train pulls into Clifton Forge on a beautiful day in early spring, passing the C&O Heritage Center and a GE working the yard.
The Chessie System livery was undoubtedly one of the most color rich, some would say gaudy paint schemes in modern American railroading. This photographer loved that the colors could shine in almo... (more)
New York Central E-9 #4096 is seen at the C&O Heritage Center in Clifton Forge, Virginia. Originally built as a demonstrator unit and later used by the Union Pacific Railroad, this unit was repai... (more)
The "Sportsman" passing a coal drag as it arrives in Clifton Forge on a misty morning
After getting fuel and a recrew, T200 leaves Clifton Forge as it passes the C&O Railway Heritage Center on a cold winter afternoon.
Chesapeake and Ohio GP7 #5828 is seen sitting at the C&O Heritage Center in Clifton Forge, Virginia.
Chesapeake and Ohio EMD GP7 #5828 on display at the C&O Railway Heritage Center at Smiths Creek Yard in Clifton Forge, VA. C&O #5828 was built in 1952 by General Motors Electro-Motive Divison.
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)