KNWA KN380 rolls through a sweeping curve in an industrial district between Poca and Nitro as the train prepares to slow down for work at Nitro Yard.
EMD’s GP39 was a limited-production model, only penetrating the rosters of three railroads. Industrial Kennecott Copper bought one, shortline Atlanta & St. Andrews Bay purchased two, and Class 1 C... (more)
Loads East, Empties West
Hinton, West Virginia was a busy division point on the Chesapeake & Ohio. Although there was other traffic, the predominant commodity carried on the C&O wa... (more)
The Stars & Stripes blow in the breeze on the nose of SXCP 1100 as the power sits idle in the yard at Ceredo at the end of day shift on Veterans Day.
All three of the GP40-2L's and the GP40PH-2 from VRE are tied down in front of the water tower on Veterans Day. The crews have just completed their shift & are heading home, while these 3,000 hor... (more)
A front portrait of former CN GP40-2L #1100 as the pair sits tied down in the yard in Ceredo with the water tower directly behind. Beautiful weather and a brisk breeze accompany the end of a beau... (more)
Continuing the B&O tradition of the Capitol Limited, Amtrak Phase III painted heritage 822 leads 42 the Salute to Veterans painted unit across the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, WV
Doing exactly what they were purchased to do, a pair of Chessie SD50’s brings a trainload of tidewater-bound coal through Hinton, West Virginia on the Chesapeake & Ohio main line. SD50’s gained a ... (more)
NS 195 slowly rolls through Bluefield yard as the clouds finally start to break apart and show blue sky.
A conductor watches a lite power move cross many switches to couple up to another three unit power move.
272 rolls Eastbound through the still CPL standing interlocking at McCarr on a foggy November morning.
Dead trees, sharp sunlight and little compositional interest lends itself to a B&W of one of West Virginia's newest railroad operators: Watco, LLC's Kanawha River Railroad.
KNWA resumed the che... (more)
Arriving in Nitro, Kanawha River Railroad train no. 380 slowly creeps to a stop before making the cut to leave in the yard.
Wrapping around the turn near Poca, Kanwaha River Railroad train 380 makes progress enroute to Nitro.
Wrapping around the turn at Brounland, CSX train T176 screams through the mountains on a spring-like afternoon.