Norfolk Southern's specially painted "Honoring First Responders" No. 911 leads three other units on a northbound coal train through Nitro. The train is traveling on Watco's Kanawha River... (more)
A Canadian Pacific visitor makes a timely visit to the Tri-State region of West Virginia during some of the 2016-17 winter season's coldest weather to-date.
An eastbound unit grain train crosses into West Virginia from Kentucky across the Big Sandy River. A fresh rebuilt EMD SD40-2 No. 4088 is leading the Virginia-bound grain train.
Wintertime in Florida... FEC train No. 101, led by a pair of GE ES44C4s pass through St. Augustine after leaving Jacksonville about an hour before. The intermodal and freight train is en ro... (more)
Led by a pair of Florida East Coast "Champion" GE ES44C4s, FEC 101 heads south along the San Sebastian River near St. Augustine, on its way to Miami from Jacksonville.
At sunset, Florida East Coast GE ES44C4 No. 806 leads a stack train north from Miami to Jacksonville, spanning Turkey Brick near Malabar.
Florida East Coast ES44C4 No. 807 leads an LNG tender and a General Electric demonstrator across the St. Lucie River on its way to Miami from Jacksonville with a freight and intermodal consist in ... (more)
A six pack of NS leased EMD SD60s lead 100 empties across the former Virginian Princeton-Deepwater District as they enter Pax on rails now used by Watco's Kanawha River Railroad.
On lease to Watco's Kanawha River Railroad, NS EMD SD60 No. 6602 sits along WAMX EMD GP35 No. 3921 in Dickinson Yard. The SD60 was built for NS in in 1985 while the four axle Geep was built for th... (more)
Built for the Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad in 1965, Watco EMD GP35 No. 3904 finds new life on the Kanawha River Railroad in south central West Virginia. Here, the single four axle EMD is leading e... (more)
Good for 20? In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, several washouts disrupted rail service on primary and secondary routes for CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern and neighboring short lines. ... (more)
The West Virginia Great Train Race... An annual tradition at the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad, the Great Train Race is a public event that consists of a race between diesels and stea... (more)
And so a new era begins... Crews at the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad have spent much of 2016 rebuilding a section of former C&O main between Cass, W.Va., and Durbin, W.Va., that was ... (more)
A Southern Pacific-painted AC4400 and a UP motor lead an overpowered transfer job back south to Nitro from the Point Pleasant interchange on Norfolk Southern's West Virginia Secondary. A few weeks... (more)
A 100-car Norfolk Southern coal train spans the Kanawha River at Deepwater on its way to Elmore Yard in Mullens, W.Va., from Alloy.