Have you ever arrived at a play late, just after the final curtain dropped? That was my luck at Peach Creek, W.Va. when C&O had just shut down stream operations. This was C&O 2-6-6-2 1421 after... (more)
Locomotives tucked behind the north car shop at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, MD
C&O 614 sits on display at the C&O Railway Heritage Center in Clifton Forge, VA in a god awful green paint scheme
Engineer Steve Wickersham leans out to grab orders as the Chessie Safety Special returns to East St. Louis from an excursion to Flora, Ill.
The C&O Louisville section of the George Washington is poised for its afternoon departure under the 1891 train shed at Louisville Union Station. On the adjacent track, a car knocker awaits the ret... (more)
C&O 7562, a 1966 SD40 was captured in its original scheme while waiting for servicing at the Chessie System Locomotive Shops in Cumberland, MD. B&O GP40-2 No. 4117 was a September 1972 graduate of... (more)
The winds of change were in the air as CSX Corporation was in the process of changing things. However, on this fine fall morning in the "Horn," the time-honored tradition of the hand off of Florid... (more)
A filthy C&O SD rests near Plaster Creek on the east end of C&O's Grand Rapids area Wyoming Yard. Oddly enough at the time considering the amount of tonnage C&O/B&O moved(coal) they had many more ... (more)
A pair of C&O GP9s works the west end of the yard at Shelby, KY--the coalfield terminal a few miles south of Pikeville. The metal switchman's shanty appears to have a good supply of block coal to ... (more)
Chessie U30B #8205 resting at Martin, KY in June 1984
C&O GP40 #4071 at Martin, KY in June 1984
C&O 5917 and B&O 3549 rest at Traverse City after arriving with a northbound train. At the time Traverse City still rated a switch engine and daily service from the C&O.
Streamlined They don't make 'em like they used to.
C&O 3273 brings up the rear of a B&OCT local. Tom Golden photo.