Night moves with a good moon rising over the South Branch.
#91 is ex-SBVR 6447 nee-NS 2002/N&W 5002/N&W 716
The Norfolk Southern Office Car Special rolls East through Prichard on a warm June afternoon. Passing under the N&W era coaling tower, the train full of exec's passes the new Heartland Intermodal ... (more)
Bird watching... Amtrak's westbound Cardinal No. 51 eases into view as Charleston Station Agent Matt Crouch waits to load the Chicago-bound train with luggage. Nearly two dozen people will ... (more)
Q316 rounds the big curve at Dawson outside of Clarksburg.
Making a late arrival, Amtrak's westbound Cardinal prepares for its station stop at Prince, W.Va.
NS 950 has made the trip all the way from Bellevue, Oh. to Williamson, W.Va. within seven hours. Popping out of Williamson Tunnel, the trains enters the small town and continues on east for a tie-... (more)
Norfolk Southern train 29G rolls downgrade into Welch, West Virginia with an increasingly rare standard cab C40-9 leading the train toward the next crew change in Williamson.
I Wana Get This Train Loaded
A Wisconsin Electric train begins the flood loading process at the Blacksville Number 2 Mine in Wana, West Virginia. The Super 7’s are all on the prope... (more)
One of the most beautiful place to enjoy railfaning in my books has to be Bluefield as the yard sits just below the mountains this makes a good back drop for trains heading east out of Bluefield.
Leaving Durbin for Cass. The former Meadow River Lumber Company Heisler #6 eases a short freight out of the downtown Durbin Yard for the roughly 15 mile run south to Cass, along the C&O Gre... (more)
Bringing a trainload of empties to the Loveridge Mine, two Monongahela Super7-23B’s pass through Keyport, West Virginia.
Trespassing in Climax Territory. It's long been known that geared steam locomotives are the masters of logging track. "Logging track" is a kind way of saying track that is hastily... (more)
Eastbound 099 passes through Falls Branch near Chattaroy, with a solo NS Dash 9 leading 2 Saudi Arabian Railway SD70ACS units bound for Norfolk for export.
Tree-Tunnel Time Traveler. Amid the shadows and highlights of the lush tree-tunnel just west of Durbin, WV, the former Meadow River Lumber Company Heisler #6 slowly makes her way south on t... (more)