Im normally not a fan of trains that are tied down, but how can you not shoot a high hood and caboose?
Loaded 776 coal train from Pennsylvania splits the CPLs at Chattaroy with a veteran SD60 in charge today.
The Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey load the passenger cars in downtown Charleston.
Litwar Processing Plant sits along the NS Pokey near Iaeger WV. Coal Mining is a dirty business, but has fueled America since the Industrial Revolution. Its days "appear" to be numbered... (more)
In quickly fading autumn light, the westbound Capitol Limited pops out of the tunnel at Harpers Ferry, about to make its station stop.
29G splits the intermediate signals in Ingleside - a pair of N&W CPL bracket masts. These don't have much longer for the world. The new Safetran signal mast is already erected at left. Soon an ent... (more)
An ex-Southern high hood sits on a work train in Bluefield as the sun begins to set behind the surrounding mountains.
Winchester and Western GP38-2 2197 glides on the rails of the former Cumberland Valley Railroad approaching milepost 99 seen in the distance. The train is in the midst... (more)
A loaded coal train rounds the curve below one of the overlooks at Hawks Nest.
In a very quiet downtown Williamson city scene, former Union Pacific SD90MAC, now under NS ownership leads a westbound empty train at the west end of Williamson's Yard. A recrew will soon board th... (more)
Silhouetting the N&W CPL's at Chattaroy, NS 64D breaks the silence as it barrels down the former N&W mainline at at 1:13 AM on May 27, 2015.
Following an evening of severe thunderstorms, fog has settled into the coalfields of southwestern West Virginia as eastbound NS 64D illuminates the interlocking at Panco, eastbound on the N&W main... (more)
956 is shown crossing the Potomac River enroute to Spencer, NC
MSR&LHA held it's 2015 Railfan Weekend May 15 through 17 at Cass Scenic RR State Park in Cass WV and over the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad.