Lon Venters Jr. is in charge of 97 as she rounds the curve. In the back ground is a coal drag in the siding that will head straight into the Shelby yard a few miles away. We see the C&O was repai... (more)
The B&O coal dock stands silent over Lake Erie. In the left center are two of the "barneys" that pushed loaded cars up the slope to the loader, where the contents into the car would be unloaded a... (more)
One of the "barneys" that pushes hoppers up the slope into the ore unloader is resting on this morning.
It's not a going away shot, but you're actually looking at the back end of both locomotives. B&O GP9 6604, on the left, was set up for long hood forward operation as built. By contrast, GP9 6640 ... (more)
A westbound hopper train rolls past the C&O coaling tower as it leaves Thurmond. Set designers for the movie Matewan have designated the coaling tower as part of the Stone Mountain Coal Co.
A westbound hopper train rolls through Matewan... er, Thurmond. The classic West Virginia town has been selected as the set for the movie Matewan, which tells the story of a mine labor conflict in... (more)
B&O 6604 leads a passenger train north across Spruce Bridge
Taken during the Chase Gunnoe photo charter on the Potomac Eagle.
GP9 6604, in classic B&O livery, emerges from the early morning fog at the head of her passenger train. Shot during the Chase Gunnoe photo charter on the Potomac Eagle.
A southbound Chessie System freight poses on the trestle over the South Fork of the Potomac River. Taken during the Chase Gunnoe charter on the Potomac Eagle Railroad.
A pair of B&O units pose side by side during a Chase Gunnoe charter on the Potomac Eagle. Taken with permission and under supervision of the South Branch Valley Railroad.
A B&O GP9 leads a short freight out of the fog south of Romney, WV. This look back in time was recreated on a Chase Gunnoe photo charter on the South Branch Valley Railroad.
B&O 722 poses for a night photo session on the Chase Gunnoe Potomac Eagle photo charter.
White flags in place, B&O's best waits in the muted light of foggy sunshine as the train is readied for a passenger extra heading to Moorefield.
Dennis Fulton points out to me that this particul... (more)
Baltimore and Ohio F unit 722 pauses on a trestle south of Romney under the watchful eye of a trainman below. The photo charter organized by Chase Gunnoe Photography on the Potomic Eagle featured ... (more)