An employee flags the crossing as the "Presidential Special" arrives in Clifton Forge on a rainy night in the late 1950's. A COHS / Fire and Light / Me Production.
While waiting for a Southern steam special above, a bonus grab shot is recorded of C&O action below along the James River. Who knew it'd someday become a classic? For a view of all the action th... (more)
C&O E8 4016 at Cincinnati, June 1967 - Bob Drake photo, collection of Tom Sink
C&O 614 in "cammo" while being painted green for the Greenbrier Presidential Express
A cab shot of C&O 5828 a EMD GP7 on display at the C&O railway heritage center.
Nearing the end of it’s 190 mile roundtrip to Port Jervis, Ross Roland storms the Hackensack River at track speed. The lump on the tender top is a crewman shaking some coal loose to feed the stoke... (more)
Power for this evening's eastbound "George Washington"
Post-creation of CSX Corporation, but before Seaboard System and later incarnations, the C&O began pooling with the L&N between Cincinnati and Louisville rather than using its old route via Winche... (more)
Now arriving Clifton Forge. A COHS / Fire and Light / Me production. (Yes we forgot to line the switch back after moving other rolling stock out of the way)
Southbound C&O freight at Alexandria, VA || July 1957 Photo by Bob Drake, Tom Sink Collection
A young couple have just boarded an evening train to Cincinnati as a C&O conductor checks their ticket.
C&O 614 pauses just short of JD Cabin waiting for orders to proceed east.
C&O employees poses on the pilot of C&O 614 in the Smiths Creek Yard of the C&O Historical Society.
Holding short of JD Cabin, the engineer of C&O 614 awaits for a clear board to continue east out of Clifton Forge.