Concealed by growing vegetation and rubble from the site of a former mining operation, the tail end of Norfolk Southern's Sand Lick branch slithers in a S curve formation at the site of abandoned ... (more)
As the idling exhaust of two C40-9W's silhouettes the single car loader at Dan's Branch industrial track, two mining officials perform a physical inspection of the empty train prior to its loading... (more)
As eastbound loaded coal train NS 766 disappears into Big Four Tunnel No. 1, NS J5M helpers led by NS' Lehigh Valley heritage ES44AC are illuminated by flash, as they grind upgrade toward Bluefiel... (more)
Climbing the former N&W Christiansburg District under the cover of darkness, NS C40-9W No. 9280 leads high priority intermodal NS 217 through the tight S curves and rock cuts of the Christiansbur... (more)
Passing through the open fields and rolling hills of Scott County, the 71st running of the Clinchfield Santa Train glides across the former Clinchfield mainline near Fort Blackmore.
Leaning into Osborne's curve east of Dungannon, the 71st running of the Clinchfield Santa Train catches the afternoon sun on its annual trek to Kingsport from Shelby along the scenic Clinchfield m... (more)
Under the lead power of Huntington, W.Va. rebuilt SD40-3 No. 4043, the 71st running of the Clinchfield Santa Train passes the iconic Dante church, as it observes a gift distribution stop along the... (more)
The 71st running of the Clinchfield Santa Train rolls to a stop in the town of Haysi. Burrowed between two small tunnels, the nine car Santa Train consisting of CSX's private business cars will di... (more)
Burrowed down along the Fords Branch of the Big Sandy Valley, the eastbound absolute signal at Fords Branch stands guard, silhouetted against a dreary evening sky. Protecting movements into CSX's ... (more)
An in-cab perspective of 1948 built Western Maryland EMD BL2 No. 82 on the grounds of the West Virginia Central Railroad in Belington. Notice the unique windshield glass that enhances visibility i... (more)
Upgrade with empties for Pax, a pair of AC4400's are framed by the fall foliage as they follow C&O's Loup Creek branch toward the top of the New River Gorge from Thurmond.
West of Cook's Mill, Canadian National SD60F No. 5560 performs a brake test with two additional CSX motors before assisting a westbound rack train toward Hyndman on CSX's former B&O Sandpatch line... (more)
A moment in time at Cumberland... As passengers board the eastbound Capitol Limited at the former site of B&O's Cumberland Station, the Queen City platform comes to life.. An exited... (more)
Crossing the Tygart River into downtown Elkins, the first night run of the Polar Express excursions returns to Elkins from Belington under the guidance of Western Maryland FP7 No. 243.
Assisting a westbound autorack train toward Hyndman, a trio of six axle motors, including Canadian National SD60F No. 5560 follow the B&O mainline west near Mount Savage.