An east bound load enters the yard at Hinton. The mixed bag lash up was typical of the C&O/Chessie operations in the area. The switch stand, yard shanty, and glass insulator telegraph poles lend ... (more)
After successfully coupling the train, obtaining three-step protection, and with the blue flag protection down, private car owner Borden Black steps out on her platform to give a 'two thumbs up' a... (more)
Retired Amtrak conductor Dennis Gleason signs a fresh brown egg after the successful coupling of three Amtrak P42DCs into the west end of the 30-car New River Train. The egg tradition was started ... (more)
Three Amtrak heritage P42DCs run around their 30-car passenger consist on the C&O main in Hinton during the 2017 New River Train excursions.
CSX crews swap out at Hinton's 'Tool Car' before continuing west to Huntington. In the background, the Collis P. Huntington's annual New River Train sits in front of the crew base after de-boardin... (more)
An Amtrak mechanic steps down from Amtrak Phase III heritage P42DC No. 145 as a pair of KCS-run through Southern Belles arrive in Hinton, W.Va., on main two. In a railroad town predominantly in CS... (more)
The three Amtrak heritage units that pulled the last round of the 51st annual New River Train into Hinton are coupled back on to the Georgia RR's "Dearing" after running around during th... (more)
The final run of the 2017 New River Train Excursions slows down for the first of two station stops at Hinton, West Virginia on the iconic C&O mainline. The first stop will allow the front half of... (more)
The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society Crew are tending to their beloved Berkshire as she takes a spin on the Hinton Turntable. This was a regular scene in the early to mid 1980's during the f... (more)
765 is parked at the Hinton Depot being readied for a private charter run to White Sulfur Springs. For several years in the 1980's, these trips were chartered by the USF&G Insurance Group, and ran... (more)
It's early evening on a cold winter's day in Hinton, WV as former C&O GP40-2, 4386, takes a spin on the turntable.
Loads East, Empties West
Hinton, West Virginia was a busy division point on the Chesapeake & Ohio. Although there was other traffic, the predominant commodity carried on the C&O wa... (more)
Doing exactly what they were purchased to do, a pair of Chessie SD50’s brings a trainload of tidewater-bound coal through Hinton, West Virginia on the Chesapeake & Ohio main line. SD50’s gained a ... (more)
Backing onto the western-part of the New River Train, the engineer slows down before coupling to the Dearing Private car.
Two SD40-2s on a westbound empty hopper train are still rolling along at a brisk speed as they're panned at Avis Yard, Hinton.