A nice wave from the engineer
Westbound emerging from the very short Little Rock Tunnel just east of Afton
A rare sighting of a U30C on 491; usual power at this time was three SD40s
An especially long 20 car George Washington needed four E8s instead of the usual three
The March 7, 1981 Family Lines Rail System Safety Express ran round trip from Orlando, Fl to Ybor City (Tampa), a distance of about 90 miles one way. Chesapeake & Ohio 614 was the power for this t... (more)
The rain has paused for just a moment and a hint of blue skies have appeared, making for a dramatic spring background on the recent addition of C&O 614 at the Heritage Center in Clifton Forge.
The last word in C&O Steam, and the first word in C&O road power rest by the built to C&O standard JD cabin at the C&O Heritage Center, located in the former Smith Creek Yard. A 45 second exposur... (more)
The Tidewater section of the eastbound Sportsman makes the station stop at Gordonsville. The station was unique, sitting in the middle of a wye.
C&O employee Matt Crouch makes some adjustments to his lantern before returning to his duties as a third trick brakeman.
With the crickets chirping and the steel highway quiet, a janitor and two C&O brakemans enjoy a game of Checkers while waiting for an inbound mixed freight.