A thick fog descends upon the New River Gorge this morning as Amtrak P941-29, the eastbound New River Train crosses the aptly named New River at Hawks Nest on the former C&O New River Subdivision ... (more)
Passing Eagle Rock in the "Trough" on the return trip to Romney
195 passes through downtown Matewan on a warm October afternoon.
Eastbound 64M exits Mingo Tunnel, passing the flood gate in West Williamson, bound for a crew change a couple of miles up the road.
With fall foliage nearing peak in the mountains of West Virginia, the excursion train has exited 'The Trough' a couple miles back, and is nearly back to Romney with their beautifully restored B&O ... (more)
On a beautiful fall day, Amtrak 29 heads west into the setting sun at HO Tower. The superliners were a perfect match for the sun, which cast a warm, orange glow onto the Chicago bound train.
Appalachian and Ohio GP38-2 #3805 and GATX GP38-2 #2670 are seen at the A&O shops in Buckhannon, WV.
A stack train passes a parked SD60 rental sitting near the old the old Red Ash tipple at Litwar.
A coal train sits in the middle track awaiting a re-crew.
A Pokey helper set exits Coopers tunnel and the trestle that crosses the old Bluestone Branch and River during the last light od the day.
Coal drag NS 959 blasts through Ada, West Virginia, located a few miles east of Bluefield, on its eastward journey.
It's only mid-afternoon but the shadows already cover the valley floor in the West Virginia coal fields. A mine run has placed its empties and will now gather the loads.
Westbound empties pass by the "concrete wall" on the Magnolia Cutoff. The original main line, now an access road, lies in the shadows at the bottom left.
With the fall colors nearing their peak, the recent AC traction rebuild 4024 pulls its train out of Farm to fight the Elkhorn Grade to Bluefield.
Excursion train passes #501 in town for "West Virginia Rails" in 2010.