A roadmate set with a GP38-3 idle on New Years Day alongside a former B&O bay window caboose, waiting to be used as power for one of several road switchers on the Ohio River Subdivision.
All we need is a paint brush and some B&O Blue. The Parkersburg Yard job pulls 12 cars dropped off by one of the two road freights into the Low Yard and prepares to head back out the transf... (more)
With twelve cars from the Low Yard in tow, the Parkersburg Yard job rolls up the Transfer Track to the High Yard on the first day of 2017.
Passing through the town of Dawmont, WV, CSX train B703 pulls on 10 tank cars of Liquified Petroleum Gas enroute to Galmish, WV on this cool Winter day.
NS 6811 screams as it makes it way towards Prichard, WV and beyond.
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)
The quiet in the small village of Coopers, West Virginia, long interrupted by the passing of empty and loaded coal hopper trains, experiences a different type of disruption from three decades prio... (more)
Ohio River S6 #56 switches the Kenova coal terminal in October of 1995.
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.