The Winchester and Western "Sandman" bringing loads from the mine at Gore comes around a curve halfway between Hayfield and Winchester. This line is part of the original RoW of the old W&W and tra... (more)
Round Hill is the lesser of the two grades that W&W has to conquer between Gore and Winchester. The eastbound "Sandman" was down to a crawl is it ground out the last mile of Round Hill on April 1... (more)
The area around Winchester, VA is known for its apples and its apple orchards. W&W passes by this small orchard at Round Hill. The year's crop had already been picked on Oct. 10, 1986 when the e... (more)
The surrounding Virginia jungle encroaches upon the "Sand Man" as he continues his slow trip to Winchester and the CSX interchange.
This was an easy chase - just follow the smoke!