A Russell to Huntington turn glides by C&O's RU Cabin that once guided trains through the impressive interlocking protecting the east end of the Russell Terminal. Today, the tower still greets eac... (more)
On her second revenue run after being repainted into CSX's "How Tomorrow Moves" boxcar logo, SD40-2 class leader, CSXT 8000 leads CSX Q231 through the street running trackage of downtown LaGrange.
Disrupting the silence through the quaint village of Sandstone, Amtrak's eastbound Cardinal follows the New River through the Gorge to Hinton, on its eastward trek from Chicago to New York.... (more)
After arriving back at the Cass Shop, Western Maryland Big 6 undergoes servicing by engineer Danny Seldomridge and fireman, Andy Cassell. An MSRLHA event.
Cass conductor Gene Lambert provides hand signals to Big 6 engineer Danny Seldomridge as crews work to build a double header featuring both Western Maryland 6 and Shay No. 5.
While Shay No. 4 and a short log consist pose south of the depot in the background, Shay No. 5 leads a freight consist north on the Cass main toward the water tower. An MSRLHA event.
Grinding through Alderson at track speed, eastbound grain loads catch the late evening sun on their assault over the Alleghanies, under the lead power of former L&N SD40-2 No. 8315.
Emerging from the east portal of Manns Tunnel, eastbound mixed freight CSX Q302 passes the intermediate signals east of Ft. Spring, enroute to Clifton Forge from Hinton.
Following the Cheat River along some of the most inaccesible terrain in the entire State of West Virginia, B&O GP9. No. 6641 and its short mixed freight consist battle heavy trains as they operate... (more)
Breaking the nighttime silence in the bottom of the New River Gorge at Thurmond, eastbound grain loads slice through the summer haze, left behind after a series of thunderstorms earlier in the eve... (more)
Slightly over a month old, CSX GE ES44AC No. 3098 leads empty train, CSX N674 through the mast signals at CP Indian on CSX's Coal River Subdivision.
Thurmond's Decline.. Maintained by the National Park Service, the historic town of Thurmond that once served as a very influential terminal to the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway and the New River coal... (more)
Silhouetted against a full moon, the eastbound absolute signal at CW Cabin displays a clear signal for an approaching coal drag.
As three passengers disembark from Amtrak's Chicago destined Cardinal, Amtrak's Phase II heritage P42DC departs from Prince Station under the cover of darkness.
Upgrade west of Cotton Hill, an eastbound coal drag destined for Hinton illuminates the intermediate C&O cantilever signal at straight line.