The newest addition to Cass’ roster, Western Maryland 150-ton three-truck Shay #6, simmers near the coal dock, while 80-ton three-truck Shay #3 switches equipment. The big 6, which was recently ac... (more)
195 struggles up the Elkhorn grade with a rainbow consist, especially in 2015 as it passes a small church in Elkhorn, WV.
After dropping off a cut of empty hoppers for KRT in Ceredo, J16 turns their power of two ex-Conrail Dash 8's and a CEFX SD9043MAC on the wye at Kenova to allow the next day's crew to depart Kenov... (more)
Darkness is closing in and the clouds are intensifying over the mountains of West Virginia as loaded coal train 750 struggles around the bend at Vulcan.
The Lehigh Valley heritage unit soaks up the last rays of sun for the day as it waits for a helper assignment at Bluefield, W.Va. On this day the call would not come to push a train up the hill to... (more)
The whole consist of the very short 195, with only 4 units and 8 cars, can be seen paralleling US 52 in Maher.
With 4 units and only 8 cars, a very short 195 passes through West Williamson with the Conrail Heritage Unit leading.
On a dreary first day of December, a very short 195 heads Westbound through Nolan, passing under US 52/119 with the Conrail Heritage Unit leading.
Darkness is closing in and the clouds are intensifying over the mountains of West Virginia as loaded coal train 750 struggles around the bend at Vulcan. Smoke can be seen pouring out of the Dash 9... (more)
It's A Race!
On a dreary November afternoon, the NS 8078 emerges out of the Glen Alum tunnel leading a long string of coal hoppers and catching up to the rear of train 272 on the Pocahon... (more)
A westbound empty coal train pops out of the west portal of Welch Tunnel and crosses the Tug Fork on its way back to the mines along the former Norfolk & Western Pocahontas District.
A light power move is going away westbound into Hemphill Tunnel No. 2 just west of Welch, W.Va.
Two Norfolk Southern motors lead 100 empties toward Affinity Mine on NS' former Virginian Winding Gulf Branch in Tams, W.Va.
Illuminated by Quinnimont's infamous sodium vapor lights, the eastbound cantilever at 'QN Cabin' guides an eastbound coal train through the New River Gorge. This final stretch of C&O-style signals... (more)