After coupling up to a cut of coal hoppers, Western Maryland Shay No. 6 prepared to pull its train to Spruce.
The NS 8160 and the NS 8104 Lehigh Valley head west to wait for another coal train to push back to Bluefield.
A mid-summer severe thunderstorm associated with a major cold front terrioizes the small town of Nitro as it tears through the Kanawha Valley with heavy rains, thunder, and an impressive lightning... (more)
The NS 1067 Reading with the 1071 CNJ trailing lead a empty hopper train west into West Virgina past the old N&W CPLs
On a nice sunny Saturday Amtrak's Capitol Limited passenger train from Washington D.C to Chicago quickly pulls in with a nice horn salute to pick up about a dozen passengers from Harpers Ferry sta... (more)
Westbound grain train (with a 10 car cut of coal for Wheelersburg on the head end) 51R passes Nelson Brothers at Goodman, WV, with a Citirail ES44AC leading.
With no trains moving imminently past the classic art deco station at Prince, the photographer takes a few minutes to enjoy a cigar and a self-portrait.
On a beautiful summer evening the Capitol Limited emerges from the Harpers Ferry tunnel and crosses the Potomac River sporting the Phase III heritage unit in the lead.
I like that smudge. All too often excursion engines are so squeaky clean they look like they don't work at all. As she prepares to go for some servicing there's no it has been a hard pull this t... (more)
On this 94 degree day in DC, I fondly recall driving west last winter and watching as the temperature indication in the car fell from 28 at home to 8 trackside in WV. As winds were calm, it was ... (more)
An autorack leaves town with BNSF power, including a bonnet on the lead.
Destined for Belews Creek, NC, eastbound Q46 (2nd 746), holds back at Thacker to meet 233, with the Reading and Jersey Central heritage units.
The "Big 6" takes on water at the base of the mountain in Cass, WV.
Looking down on a loaded coal train in the New River Gorge from picturesque Hawks Nest State Park.
Coming west into the yard at Bluefield is a manifest led by a CN Cowl unit.