An increasingly rare C40-9 standard cab leads 217 Westbound out of Mingo Tunnel in Williamson. Due to the AC44C6M rebuild program, the number of C40-9's in active service is quickly decreasing.
Amtrak's Capital Limited crosses the Potomac river in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia after exiting the West portal of the Harper's Ferry tunnel.
Former N&W SD40-2, 1644 is leading a set of pushers that have cut-off from an eastbound coal train, seen in the distance, and are heading back west to assist another eastbound train into Bluefield... (more)
With the sound of dynamic brakes filling the air, 18M rolls downgrade out of Bluefield passing Ada.
The annual all-day trip to Petersburg passes the scenic vista at South Fork as it closes in on its terminus.
WM Relic: WM speeder 211 (Fairmont Class A3, Series D, Group 2) tossed aside and off rail, resting in B&O’s Hancock Yard, on July 12, 1986. Last I heard, this gem was alive and well, and, althoug... (more)
While coal is not what it used to be in either Kentucky or West Virginia, multiple trains of loaded and empty coal hoppers enter into and out of the coalfields each week. Today finds a loaded trai... (more)
Q316 makes a late evening run through downtown St. Marys after a rain and snow shower dampened my nearly two and a half hour wait.
765 is parked at the Hinton Depot being readied for a private charter run to White Sulfur Springs. For several years in the 1980's, these trips were chartered by the USF&G Insurance Group, and ran... (more)
One of only 4 CSX SD70MAC's left in YN2 leads empty coal train U178 Westbound out of Big Bend Tunnel.
Passing through historic downtown Thurmond, WV, CSX train Q303 proceeds West towards Russell, KY with Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit Savanah & Atlanta in the lead.
Deep in the heart of the New River Gorge, Q303 passes through the small tucked away town of Thurmond, passing the Amtrak Station with Norfolk Southern's Savannah & Atlanta heritage unit leading th... (more)
After catching this unit a week earlier on home rails, the Savannah & Atlanta Heritage Unit leads Westbound CSX freight Q303 out of Big Bend Tunnel at Hilldale, a few miles East of Hinton.
The westbound Capital Limited pops out of the iconic tunnel in preparation for its stop in Harpers Ferry.