A once thriving town on the banks of the New River in southern West Virginia, Thurmond, in its heyday, was known as 'The Heart of the New River Gorge'. While most of the original infrastructure in... (more)
With the Illinois Terminal Heritage unit leading, J22 crosses onto the Middle Yard Lead to take his train into the yard at Williamson.
Two trains wait to make their way up the old B&O now A&O on the way to Grafton, WV where they will be interchanged back to CSX
With a colorful assortment of power including a patched SP, a UP, and 3 BNSF GE's, 233 heads West past the Mountain View Memory Gardens in Maher.
A Norfolk Southern general merchandise train led by C40-9 #8771 exits the westernmost of the two tunnels at Twin Branch, WV. The CPL signals continue to steadfastly perform their duties.
A view from above as CSX SD50 #8616 leads work train W043 through Thurmond, WV at the end of the work day.
On a beautiful July evening, 53R, with a brand new UP GEVO on the head end, creeps through White due to a 10 mph slow order on main 1.
Pausing for a bit the mixed freight train waits for the circus train to clear.
The West Virginia Central with 1 of there FP7 and BL2 make an appearance during Cass Railfan Weekend.
Coal empties prepare to cross Warm Springs Road outside Shenandoah Junction on a wonderful March afternoon.
A splash of diffused evening sun illuminates the power of westbound mixed freight, CSX Q303 as it rolls along the New River Gorge at Thurmond.
In a predominantly coal-driven region, a trio of western visitors sneak through southern West Virginia under the cover of darkness with a unit train of Bakken crude oil in tow. Illuminated with se... (more)