5897,6189 is working the yard.
Almost looks like they are saying fill me up. As late as 70's or early 80's I recall a C&O employee pulling on the water column at Shelby and water actually came out of it. I was surprised to se... (more)
Chesapeake & Ohio F7(A) 7057, with Baltimore & Ohio F7(A) 6578 and F7(B) unit. C&O 7057 was leased and later sold to B&O in early 1968.
C&O EX Hocking Valley depot .
GP 30 3031 & GP9 6062 rumbles toward Shelby. This picture brings back fond memories for me as I lived in a apartment building behind the Coleman's ma and paw store. Many a times, I would lay in my... (more)
The West Shifter is done with its setting out of cars and is now heading out of town as it passes by the depot.
Dawkins Shifter rolls pass the former depot. Last passenger train ran back in 1963 using two RDC-4's with a baggage car towed on the back end.
Dawkins shifter motive power is tied up for the day. In the background on the left is the single stall engine house that was used in the steam days for light running repairs for the many 2-6-6-2... (more)
C&O veteran engineer Lon Venters Jr. is at the controls as 192 passes through Pikeville on the south end of town. The posted speed through the town was 30 mph. Knowing Lon I know he will waste no... (more)
Chesapeake & Ohio 8016 sits bathing in the sun around the turntable with 5 over E and F units.
Horizon un-level....oh wait it's just the truck The A end truck of this rail flat car has run over a piece of wood cribbing used to separate the layers of rail that were once inside this c... (more)
As the tie replacement continues along the WofA mainline, numerous crossings will also be upgraded with new ties, a fresh top layer of asphalt and new rail of course. Which is exactly the scene t... (more)
Chessie U30C #3301 resting at Martin, KY || August 1983
At the Science Museum of Virginia which once was Richmond's Union Station on Broad Street sits C&O Alco #2732
The C&O 8016 is the last holdout from the wildly successful "Streamliners at Spencer" gathering from last summer. It is currently sitting in the Bob Julian Roundhouse beside the Graham C... (more)