With about a month left to go before the end, Amtrak's eastbound Hilltopper gets fueled and watered at the Amtrak station on Shenandoah Ave.
NW's two tuscan red units are doing what they were painted to do... haul office cars trains. Seen here westbound just west of Nolan, WV where US 52 and US 119 intersect.
A sign of things to come? NW/SR office car train westbound at Kenova, WV, about to cross the Ohio River. Unfortunately, motive power troubles with the FP-7's necessitated addition of GP35 on hea... (more)
Amtrak's premiere train at the time, The Hilltopper, gets detoured over NW's Dry Fork Branch this day, operating Iaeger to Cedar Bluff to Bluefield. Train goes aerial for a few moments over the T... (more)
Alco C-420 413 and sister Alcos dead-in-tow head west out of Williamson for the last time probably.
NW office car train with tuscan red C30-7 #8010 has arrived in Williamson.
NW office car train with tuscan red C30-7 #8010 on the head end and theater car ("Altavista" #800, perhaps?) eastbound on the Scioto Div. a few minutes away from arrival into Williamson. FWIW, th... (more)
NW office car train with tuscan red C30-7 #8010 eastbound on the Scioto Div. a few minutes away from arrival into Williamson.
NW office car train lays over behnd the Williamson Passenger station
Mountain top view of the the Williamson, WV roundhouse as it appeared in April, 1979
Mountain top view of the mouth of Pond Creek and a portion of the Williamson, WV roundhouse as it appeared in April, 1979
Tuscan red NW SD40-2 #6175 moves solo through the Williamson engine terminal
Glad this was a slow-speed collision!
Tuscan red NW SD40-2 #6175 is the sole unit on a mine run taking mtys west away from Williamson, WV. on an early spring day.
WM and B&O power bring a train past the Ivy City engine facility in Washington, DC.