Potomac Eagle/South Branch Valley Railroad, along with RP.net's Chase Gunnoe, offered a day-long photo excursion and it was well attended! Wonderful trip if you have the time to take it.
CO 8016 PAN
CO Passenger special lead by 8016 crosses the Sycamore bridge. Night time lighting set up provided by Chase Gunnoe and crew.
C&O 8016 leads a passenger train across a Small trestle in morning light. Thanks to Chase Gunnoe and his team for having a well organized trip and a thank you to the Potomac Eagle staff for making... (more)
Farmers load up as the local passenger train rolls by, having borrowed a colorful express engine because the regular unit was in the shop.
For all my images from the charter, go Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)Locomotive: EMD F7(A)Location: Ridgedale, West Virginia, USALocomotive #: CO 8016Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: March 23, 2013
A 14mm pilot perspective of the newly repainted C&O 614.
On a gray morning, a C&O freight curves toward the Hawthorne Street overpass and the station and yard just beyond.
Back before Clifton Forge was seriously downsized...
A northbound empty hopper train crosses the new bridge (opened in February 1986) linking the former L&N CV Subdivision main at Big Stone Gap with the former Southern Appalachia Division main acros... (more)
A replica of the DeWitt Clinton offers a stark contrast to one of the largest steam locomotives ever built, the C&O Allegheny.
Found this classic crummy in the Baltimore & Ohio yard on an overcast day.
An eastbound C&O coal train lead by an SD-40 and a GP-9 enter Richmond alongside the historic James River and Kanawha canal. The SCL's James River bridge is in the background.
Some of the trappings of the past are still in place at the restored depot at Alderson, WV. It's still a flag stop for Amtrak's tri-weekly Cardinal, but the station is no longer manned. Outside, t... (more)
A pair of GP40-2's roll west through Dolton with an auto train.