With less then 20 minutes till sunset the rails glow as a eastbound grain train kicks up a little dust.
Last of the breed on the Kanawha Subdivision.
A loaded coal train rounds the curve below one of the overlooks at Hawks Nest.
Eastbound grain loads idle alongside the Kanawha riverfront in West Virginia's capital city of Charleston as empties thunder westbound on main one.
Canadian National 2305 does the honors leading the manifest train Q303.
A new Loram rail grinder waits at the signals at South Charleston for traffic to clear.
Rolling through downtown Marmet, crude oil loads head for Yorktown, Va. from the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota, eastbound on the former C&O mainline. This photo is taken about 18 miles west of... (more)
Easing into N.C. Cabin on a medium approach signal, eastbound CSX Y206 will soon cross over to the railroad's former Lexington Sub. with loaded waste in tow. The train is currently passing Ashland... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Cardinal No. 50 eases into the capital city of Charleston, W.Va. eastbound on the C&O main. In addition to its standard consist, No. 50 featured two head end GE P42DC's a... (more)
Crossing the Coal River and into downtown St. Albans, brand new BNSF SD70ACe No. 8477 leads an eastbound crude oil on the former C&O main to Hinton. The loaded train is enroute to the Yorktown, Va... (more)
Westbound on the former Chesapeake & Ohio main in downtown St. Albans, Canadian Pacific AC400 No. 9838 leads grain empties by the historic St. Albans Depot.
2014 was the uprising of crude-by-rail shipments In a coal dominant region, a trio of vibrant BNSF locomotives, including brand new ES44AC No. 8093 leads a westbound crude empty through dow... (more)
In the first few minutes of Christmas Eve, recently repainted mother and slug No. 2250 idle at Huntington's 16th Street yard in downtown Huntington. Railroads have already curtailed local terminal... (more)
Amtrak's Chicago bound Cardinal No. 51 eases into downtown Huntington on a frigid December night. The tri-weekly New York to Chicago train will swap its Charlottesville crew for an Indianap... (more)
Amtrak's No. 51 Cardinal has just dropped off two private cars returning to Huntington from New York City. CSX's Huntington local, led by GP38-2 No. 2738 will soon deliver the two private c... (more)