Only a couple of signals on the old C&O received the "W" aspect. The absolute signal pictured here, is located in Pence Springs, and is displaying an "Approach to Weigh" to the next Eastbound. T... (more)
The conductor heads over to lock the derail after finishing the switching work across the river.
Q303 passes under the classic C&O cantilever at Pence Springs.
Southbound pig train on Richmond's version of street running.
Amtrak Regional departing Richmond's Main Street Station. The building in the background is the James Monroe Building. At 449 feet, it's the tallest building in Richmond.
An Eastbound pulls into Dock Siding in the late evening, during a heavy snowfall.
Textures. Photo taken from a bridge, with a 250mm lens.
A fresh paint job on an old workhorse. The daily Westbound manifest winds along the Greenbrier River at Wiggins.
Standing on a deer trail, watching two GE's do their best with 100 loads of coal near the top of Alleghany Mountain.
Q302 approaches the hump at BS cabin, which is the West end of a middle siding; A C&O specialty.
Mountain railroading on the old C&O.
Code Lines, Bridges, and Fall Colors. A westbound is climbing Alleghany Mountain towards the intermediate signal at Callaghan. A 38 second exposure @ f4.5, ISO 400
The CPH New River Train winds its way East Along Hawks Nest Lake with 3 locomotives, 28 cars, and over 1500 people aboard.
Eastbound loads pass through downtown Thurmond on a bright Fall day in the Gorge.
The 2010 CP Huntington New River Train crosses it's namesake at Hawks Nest, heading East. The C&O PV Chapel Hill brings up the rear. Very fitting.