The NS OAR Safety train heads to Harrisonburg, VA on CW trackage on a beautiful Sunday morning.
The NS Safety Train has made its way to Chesapeake Western's yard in Harrisonburg for a week of classes and hands on training for the city's fire and rescue personnel. It has only been in town sev... (more)
University encroachment is slowly chipping away the city of Harrisonburg and the Chesapeake Western's Yard. At one point the now fenced lot was the home of a shoe factory and an additional siding ... (more)
Not a T6 but an its an Alco on the Chesapeake Western RR once again! Shenandoah Valley's #367 has just interchanged with the Chesapeake Western at the Pleasant Valley depot and is heading south ba... (more)
While these sitting locomotives look common, events about a mile behind them are not. While bringing in loaded gran cars to Harrisonburg, 5 cars in this consist hit the ground and in the process ... (more)
As this grain train was arriving in Harrisonburg, Virginia today, an unfortunate derail occurred with several loaded grain cars hitting the ground. Traffic was blocked on the nearby Route 11 for ... (more)
Chesapeake Western's V94 (Broadway) train is tied down in the Monger's siding for the weekend. Other than CW's current office (the building just to the right of the loco out of the shot) the remai... (more)
Norfolk Southern SD70ACe #1040 is seen with a string of grain hopper cars on the Mongers Building Supply siding in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
A Pilgrim's weekend, with CW's yard downtown full of boxcars and grain cars, the yard crew has tied down their unit here at the Pilgrim's Pride feed mill. Offering up a rare photo opt and a name f... (more)
The Chesapeake Western Railway depot and office building in downtown Harrisonburg, VA. Built in 1913, the offices occupied the 2nd floor. The station was on the first floor and freight was handled... (more)
NS 4000 sits in the yard track awaiting the rest of it's train to return along the Chesapeake Western trackage in the valley.
Norfolk Southern #4000 is seen tied down for the weekend in the Chesapeake Western yard in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
After many years of abandonment, neglect and two devastating fires the old Chesapeake Western office & Depot was sold to a local business whom then invested in the building's future. Local firms w... (more)
With fresh paint out of the Altoona, PA Norfolk Southern EMD SD60E #7024 is seen with NS CW40-9 # 9845 in the yard in Harrisonburg, Virginia.