Covered hoppers off the Shenandoah Sub, led by GP40-2 No. 6486, pauses as Amtrak's Capitol Limited, Amtrak P030, charges away from the Harpers Ferry station. View is from Maryland Heights.
A westbound freight crosses the Potomac into Harpers Ferry.
Q316 grinds upgrade as it rounds the broad curve at Amblersburg, WV.
The conductor waits by the switch as the engineer eases a M-O-W train, led by a GP38 "Pumpkin", off the south leg of the wye at Burnsville, WV.
After depositing its empties at a mine, the crew returns towards Rowlesburg with loads. They pause beside the Inter-State Lumber Company near Kingwood, WV (?).
An empty hoper train prepares to depart Rowlesburg, WV.
Ill Catch Him You Have a Schedule to Keep!
A young man is climbing down from the deck of Nickel Plate 765 after the ride of a lifetime. While it may appear that he could be de... (more)
The conductor of the Huntington local, CSX H796-23 waiting in the yard at Kenova, stands on the ground & watches as the Russell - Huntington "Peddler" CSX H779-23 rolls by on the mainlin... (more)
The New River Train pulls into St. Albans, West Virginia behind Nickel Plate 765.
An eastbound Norfolk Southern coal train curves through Ada, just east of Bluefield, West Virginia, on October 25, 1990.
A westbound train of empty hoppers exits Cooper Tunnel.
The early morning fog still lingers over Matewan as 52G passes through town passing the historic depot replica
Sometimes you just get lucky! J13 crosses overhead on the Kenova District at track speed, while an Eastbound CSX empty hopper train eases under at walking speed, waiting for a signal at KV Cabin b... (more)
The Lehigh Valley unit leads a empty coal train up the scenic Pocahontas division. It slows through the small town of Keystone before going into a holding yard to wait its turn to be reloaded.
With the MSR&LHA railfan weekend just a memory, it's fun to look back on this May tradition of coming together to enjoy steam mountain railroading that lasted over half a century.