Standing guard at 'VN', an old-style N&W CPL protects westbound movements while its replacement awaits full installation during a heavy downpour in Salem on July 3rd, 2015.
Just days before Norfolk Southern would mothball the eastern end of its former Virginian Princeton-Deepwater District, eastbound loads met westbound empties between... (more)
NS EMD SD70ACe pushes NS U91 toward Elmore Yard, slicing through a tight rock cut near Harper, eastbound on the Virginian P-D District.
Two NS EMD SD70ACe's assist NS U91 over the west end of the Virginian's Princeton-Deepwater District, spanning the large viaduct at Dothan on their afternoon run to Elmore Yard from Alloy.
NS GE ES44AC No. 8135 and two other head motors pull 100 loads of coal across the Virginian trestle at Slab Fork, nearly completing their crew run from Alloy Yard to Elmore.
Loads from the New York Central W.Va. Secondary begin their journey along the Virginian's P-D District from Deepwater to Elmore under the lead power of three motors and two pushers.
Amtrak's westbound Cardinal No. 51 splits the classic C&O cantilever signals at Quinnimont, QN Cabin on the railroad's original Chesapeake & Ohio mainline. This interlocking is one of the l... (more)
New River train namesake? After pulling four successful excursions in the 3rd and 4th weekends of October, 26 cars deadhead east on the C&O main to Spencer, N.C. for a series of Oct. 31 & Nov. 1 e... (more)
The 2015 New River Train spans the New River bridge at Hawks Nest on its fourth and final eastbound run of the season. Amtrak's Phase I "bloody nose" heritage P42DC No. 156 has had the h... (more)
Not your typical day in South Yard...Amtrak's Phase I heritage P42DC No. 156 sits coupled up to a string of five private cars that help contribute to the New River Train's premium passenger... (more)
During its runaround move, Amtrak's Phase I heritage P42DC No. 156 performs a safety before coupling into the Georgia Railroad Dearing business car. After a brake test and a brief layover, ... (more)
The Collis P. Huntington 2015 New River Train idles in Hinton with three GE P42DCs on the head end. The train has just completed its run around move and after a brief layover for Hinton Railroad D... (more)
Beckley Coal Series In a continue series that highlights some of the obscure rail lines around Beckley, we find ourselves on Norfolk Southern's former Virginian Railway Winding Gulf Branch ... (more)
Beckley Coal Series: After bringing empties up the obscure Piney Creek Sub. from Quinnimont, CSX GE ES44AC No. 3175 crosses over Whitestick Creek with 75 empties for Crab Orchard mine. Desp... (more)
Eastbound grain loads gallop through the capital city in downtown Charleston, sporting a pair of brand new GE ET44AC locomotives on the head end.