Water Stop: Elk Creek One of the unique features of the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley's excursions on the old C&O Durbin Branch is the water stops. Unlike most steam tourist lines, which tak... (more)
A coal drag gets going again after getting pushers on the rear while NS 18M holds the middle track as they wait on their push.
756 coal loads get going at Farm with the J52 Bluefield helpers on the rear.
Climax! Perhaps 100 yards north of Milepost 92, the 55-ton Moore-Keppel Climax #3 hauls a short cut of freight cars through an open meadow, on the way to Durbin, WV. Built in 1910 by the... (more)
An eastbound manifest is seen strung out through the interlocking at Farm waiting for the Bluefield helpers to run by for a shove up the hill to Elkhorn Tunnel and on into Bluefield.
Gp38-2 Hi Hood on the point of a work train is framed by the unique highway crossing signal bridge at Roderfield...
J53 Bluefield helpers run west to Capels where they will shove a 169 train up to Elkhorn Tunnel.
With less then 20 minutes till sunset the rails glow as a eastbound grain train kicks up a little dust.
J5M Pusher set with the Reading Heritage Unit has just coupled to tankers behind NS 64M and start their trek up the infamous Elkhorn Grade here at Farm...
A freshly rebuilt SD60E leads a pack of motors under the old coaling tower at Bluefield.
Westbound 195 rolls through the N&W signal bridge at Landgraff in the blazing late afternoon sun.
A tanker train passes under the now defunct Hull signal bridges.
A pusher set shoves a tanker train up the grade near Farm.
Southbound W&W train near Martinsburg led by GP9 #498 || July 1997
Eastbound 194 splits the N&W position lights at Ada with the CofG leading the pack. About 1000ft behind me stands the new replacements for these classic signals.