Before the Potomac Eagle
When the State of West Virginia purchased the B&O line from Green Spring to Morefield, It found a pair of army surplus MRS1’s to power the South Branch Va... (more)
Smoke from the Cass Scenic Railroad's #2 Shay appears to pigtail as the train rounds the bend during a charter trip.
Beech Mountain Railroad's S4 ALCO 115 leads a cut of empty coal cars over the upper submarine bridge that fords the Left Fork of the Buckhannon River. The weather is warm and mostly sunny today - ... (more)
The Wabash Heritage unit leads 17M past the Nelson Brothers Loadout at Goodman, just West of Williamson.
After a crew change NS 195 departs Bluefield to head west over the Pokey.
Ohio River Company's rare Alco S6 switcher does what Alco's are famous for while switching the Kenova Coal Terminal. We were treated to a good hour of classic Alco sounds. The old Alco almost look... (more)
Cass Scenic Railroad's #2 Shay passes through Old Spruce heading in the direction towards Bald Knob.
The Jersey Central Heritage Unit leads UPS train 218 Eastbound through Nolan, paralleling US 119/52.
With the Jersey Central Heritage Unit leading the way, 218 passes eastbound through Sprigg, passing the CPL governing the interlocking. These CPL signals have been endangered for quite some time n... (more)
As the sun sets, the Norfolk Southern Office Car special deadheads back to Altoona. Pictured crossing the Potomac River from West Virginia into Maryland with an A-B-B-A configuration.
CSX 3195 heads west with empty hoppers.
The Potomac Eagle's F7A #722 leads our train back towards Romney along the South Branch Potomac River on 6/4/2016. The ride through the trough was gorgeous.
A watchful eye keeps track of the Cass Scenic Railroad's #2 Shay as it approaches the first of two switchbacks on a run to Bald Knob.
Shay nbr 11 backs away from the water tank at Cass.