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.
It's a slow night of railroading in the C&O coalfields as employees gather around the Roadforeman's desk for a game of cards.
Buckingham Branch employee Craig protects the reverse move to couple a spacer car to 614 to allow the move over a weight restricted bridge near Clifton Forge.
Carefully reversing over the Ice House switch on CSX rails, C&O 614 is just minutes away from successfully arriving at C&O Historical Society grounds in Clifton Forge.
After waiting on NS 327 to clear the single main north of Pikin, NS 042 with C&O 614 has resumed the trip northward towards Waynesboro.
A large crowd has gathered to watch NS hand 614 over to the Buckingham Branch for the final leg of it's journey to Clifton Forge for display at the C&O Heritage Center.
Making a northbound move over the NS Valley line, C&O 614 is enroute to Clifton Forge from Roanoke.
After performing a brake test, C&O 5828 is ready to depart the Smiths Creek Yard to the east with a mixed freight in tow.
C&O #95 arrives in Cincy after crossing the Ohio
After making a quick station stop, C&O 614 is preparing for a westbound departure out of town.