On-board Former CSXT 116, now C&O 8016 makes his way back to the Potomac Eagle station in Romney, WV to allow the passengers to detrain. NOTE: Photo taken with permission.
eastbound C&O train passing through Pullman Jct on the south side of Chicago
While wearing Chessie System paint and lettered for the C&O, her number 6299 is a recent renumbering by CSX.
Here she heads west on CSX towards JO Tower on a cold February day.
C&O 2-8-4 # 2732 sits stuffed and mounted in Richmond Va
Trackside view of the remaining hardware on the 1922 Farbanks Morse C&O coaling tower in Thurmond.
From my slide collection by JOHN NIXON.
A frozen switch stopped the train allowing the photographer to catch up while driving on snow covered roads. Once the switch was cleared, 614 made quite a show getting the train of 88 empty hopper... (more)
614 storms through Hurricane WVA on the C&O mainline.
Break time at Clifton Forge yard. Crewmen warm themselves around a pot bellied stove during a pause from their switching chores. The engineer takes opportunity to clean the cab window of his engin... (more)
C&O 8016 has her 567 singing as she accelerates a passenger extra across the curved trestle on ex-B&O rails.
A portrait of 1950's EMD's finest diesel power. 8016 poses during a pause in the photo runbys.
Two C&O SD40s and a SBD SD40-2 await their next helper assignment at Hyndman, PA on Oct. 16, 1987.
Potomac Eagle/South Branch Valley Railroad, along with RP.net's Chase Gunnoe, offered a day-long photo excursion and it was well attended! Wonderful trip if you have the time to take it.