With three of Amtrak's 40th anniversary heritage locomotives leading the way, the 2017 New River Train battles wind and a cold rain as it barrels through downtown Thurmond on its way to Huntington... (more)
CSXT #323 "L&N" unit leads a loaded coal train through downtown Thurmond, WV on a rainy afternoon.
Passing through historic downtown Thurmond, WV, CSX train Q303 proceeds West towards Russell, KY with Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit Savanah & Atlanta in the lead.
Deep in the heart of the New River Gorge, Q303 passes through the small tucked away town of Thurmond, passing the Amtrak Station with Norfolk Southern's Savannah & Atlanta heritage unit leading th... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
The westbound running of the 50th anniversary New River Train rolls through historic downtown Thurmond, westbound o the former Chesapeake & Ohio mainline connecting Richmond, Va., with Russell, Ky... (more)
At CS Cabin along the C&O in the New River Gorge. CS Cabin is located between Claremont and Thurmond, West Virginia. A Roger Puta Photograph
A R.J. Corman crew runs a freshly loaded train down to the junction for CSX pick up later on.
CSXT GE AC6000CW #655 leads an empty coal train past the depot in Thurmond, WV.
Passing the Thurmond, WV depot is a mixed freight lead by a single GE C40-8w #7329.
Q303 slows to a stop to allow the morning Cardinal to get off single main and make its stop at the Thurmond depot.
R.J. Corman waits under stormy skies to head out on the main and tie the train down in the siding.
The last part of the signal at Thurmond is pushed over and crashes to the ground with thud.
MP 391, Thurmond, West Virginia
Amtrak’s most dilapidated station received a minor makeover as part of the set design for the movie “Matewan”, but that makeover did not include a new coat of paint. Instead, a simulated weatherwo... (more)