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.
LORAM RGS-7 and RGS-8 have just tied down at the west end of the Westward Siding in St. Albans on a chilly November night. The two rail switch grinders are linked together as part of an experimen... (more)
The morning sun bursts on the nose of 289 as the morning mist begins to recede. Before noon, this train will crew up and these locomotives will help shove this coal to the Mt Storm power some 55 m... (more)
Amtrak 822 leads the second weekend run of the New River Train on its 50th Anniversary. Thurmond was the spot of choice. Running pretty much on schedule, the NRT comes into view as it meets CSX Q3... (more)
Grandview at any time of year is breathtaking, even more so in the fall. This year however, it seemed Grandview wasn't as "grand" as it could've been. Color seemed to be lacking, as a ho... (more)
Out with the old, in with the new...N&W CPLs still stand tall but with replacements standing ready to go online.
After running north with empties from Moorefield, SBVR's crew pulls loads from CSX down to the south end of the interchange at Green Spring for tomorrow's southbound run.
17M passes MP 411 Westbound near Claren with a newer SD70ACe on point, in very rural McDowell County.
Eastbound S26 emerges from Huger Tunnel on main 1. The short twin tunnels take the Pocahontas District underneath US 52 and a small hill.
CSXT 546 awaits its fate just like the many stored units in the Huntington deadline. Scribbled on the nose of the 546 is "Do not Board, Do not occupy" as this unit was involved in an acc... (more)