Operating for its 70th consecutive year, CSX's Santa Train crosses the McClure River in downtown Clincho, southbound on the former Clinchport Kingsport Subdivision. The train will perform a series... (more)
Catching the last rays of the evening sun, the Crescent Harbor splits the N&W CPL's at Stuarts Draft, southbound on the Roanoke District.
In the last of the evening light just before sunset, AMTK 85 leads the Roanoke NRHS excursion train through Stuarts Draft, enroute to Roanoke from Shenandoah.
"Could I get a little shove on the rear?" engineer Dick Noble requests to rear end helper, B&O 722 as the Green Springs turn departs Romney north. Covered with the last of the autumn leaves and th... (more)
In the last of the evening light, Amtrak No. 85 leads southbound 'AMTK 010' through the town of Elkton, south on the Roanoke District to Roanoke. Passengers on board the mixed consist of Amtrak an... (more)
Operating over rare trackage, Amtrak P42DC No. 119 leads a Roanoke NRHS Chapter excursion train north over the NS Roanoke District at Stuarts Draft, enroute to Shenandoah from Roanoke.
Railroading at Cassandra.. On a cold and dreary morning an eastbound intermodal drags upgrade, while a quintet of SD80MAC's make their journey from the South Fork to Cresson for servicing.
Under the power of two conventional cabs in Notch 8, a loaded grain train operating as NS 52Q grinds up grade near Newours, east on the N&W mainline to Bluefield.
Departing Bluefield for points west, NS 185 and its five unit consist (including NS' Reading heritage ACe) catch the late evening sun after being recrewed. In the distance, NS 52Q has just arrived... (more)
Arriving in Bluefield from the west, NS J5J pushers assist an NS 52Q loaded grain train into the yard. The pushers, featuring NS' Interstate Railroad heritage ES44AC will soon cut off, departing t... (more)
Near Flat Top Yards, NS J5J assists eastbound NS 52Q toward Bluefield, featuring NS' Interstate Railroad heritage ES44AC.
Assisting NS 52Q toward Bluefield, a duo of AC's featuring NS' Interstate Railroad ES44AC crosses over Tug Fork in downtown Welch, eastbound on the N&W mainline.
Detoured via the C&O from Russell to Richmond, as a result of Hurricane Sandy damage along the East Coast, CSX R439 (CSX Q439) approaches the W.E. Coal Dock, west of St. Albans.
After being recrewed on the passenger main at Russell, westbound coal loads for the Toledo Docks blur by Greenup on the C&O Northern Subdivision.
Outside of Quinwood, Rainelle train and work crews carefully observe vehicle traffic below as they cross over Route 20, dumping over a foot of snow on the roadway below. They've managed to success... (more)