The silence of the cold and snowy night was broken by a fast moving eastbound coal drag headed for the yard at Hinton.
After encountering a broken rail in the Meadow Creek Yard, the Rainelle shifter and its two unit consist rounds the NF&G wye at Meadow Creek, passing the Meadow Creek Baptist Church, on the easter... (more)
A porch with a view.. In the small mining community of Meadow Creek, nestled along the banks of the New River, an eastbound loaded coal drag from the coalfields of Southern West Virginia catches t... (more)
With a full moon silhouetting the C&O cantilever signal at the "E.E. Meadow Creek", an eastbound Hinton train approaches from the west. This particular cantilever protects the NF&G siding at Meado... (more)
With the last of the 2011 fall foliage on the ridges in the background, the eastbound New River Train passes a cut of NF&G hoppers. The excursion has nearly completed its morning run from Huntingt... (more)
With fog laying in the valley of Meadow Creek, eastbound NF&G empties arrive at W.E. Meadow Creek from Russell, eastbound on CSX's New River Subdivision.
It's 4:00 am on the nose at the E.E. Meadow Creek as a stop aspect reflects off a cut of NF&G hoppers. The fog is light and a glimpse of the otherwise clear sky makes for another night along the N... (more)
NF&G bound empties negotiate the rough trackage leading into the Meadow Creek Yard. The train will soon to be handled over to a Rainelle crew and will be loaded at one of the loadouts along the ph... (more)
The very first light of day is barely starting to illuminate the sky as ballast train W075 ducks under the "Meadow Creek" signal cantilever.
It's 4:50 am and the first light of the day is visible as a thick New River Valley fog reflects the headlights of a westbound B&O bound rock train.
Done for the day, the H801 has cut off their train and is about to head back into the yard to tie up for the day.
A C&O cantilever basks in the late-day sun, protecting the east end of the complex at Meadow Creek. These signals are slated to be replaced in the near future, which is quite a shame.
RP.net contributor Nicholas Marakovits concentrates on his photo of CSX E652 stopped at W.E. Meadow Creek.
It was quite a chaotic afternoon in the small, remote town of Meadow Creek, as MOW waited for a pair of light engines to depart Meadow Creek Yard. Just out of the frame to the right, a westbound e... (more)
An eastbound empty coal train bound for the Meadow Creek Yard waits for MOW to clear up, while two dogs seem to be slightly upset with my presence.