A former P&LE switcher leads a train of scrap gons. This view was taken from Weirton's Main St. which provided a great vantage point to watch and photograph mill operations.
Looking east on the Western Maryland mainline toward Slatyfork, the Elk River bridge and much of the former mainline rail remain in place, outside of downtown Webster Springs. Coal mining operatio... (more)
The Western Maryland of Webster Springs... When one envisions the mainline and branch lines of the Western Maryland, the community of Webster Spring doesn't immediately stand out as a geographical... (more)
The two remaining operational Elk River Railroad locomotives, #3 and #1, lead a train of 50 empty coal cars north from the small yard at Gassaway to Gilmer Station. A slight rain is falling and th... (more)
The Chessie era ended four years earlier, but there are still plenty of vestiges of the past in this scene at Rowlesburg.
All star lineup at Petersburg on the SBVR.
Breaking the silence through the community of Elkhorn, an eastbound mixed freight and its duo of GE ES44AC helpers roll up Elkhorn Grade toward Maubery.
Several unit coal trains wait for departure in the huge classification yard of Williamson. Today's late fall dreary atmosphere compliments the Williamson Yard and the coal mining atmosphere of Min... (more)
After loading at the single track tipple on the Dan's Branch line, NS C40-9W No. 9200 idles on the spur adjacent to NS' Eckman Yard.
NS "whiteface" CW40-9 9786 brings a loaded coal train across the bridge at Deepwater, WV
A loaded coal train led by ES44AC NS 8073 rounds an S-Curve near Oakvale, WV
Interior of Armstrong lever equipped Z Tower.
A pair of old GE's that look like they've been through it all lead 217 Westbound through Sprigg.
A loaded coal train with 5 units on the head end led by ES44AC 8147 crosses the former Virginian Railway trestle in Oakvale, WV
NS 64D charges upgrade through the community of Northfork, W.Va., with a Canadian visitor on the point of the Northern Virginia bound ethanol train.