You hope to see headlights through the trees, as the waterfall drowns out the locomotive here, until it's broadside, passing high overhead in full dynamics holding back coal loads in this 20mm vie... (more)
Westbound tonnage passing the result of (some) of our tax dollars, the beautifully restored Thurmond Station, in the New River Gorge National Park at 06:46.
Restored Thurmond Station hosts a westbound train of molten sulphur empties, powered by 5245 running solo at 01:35 in the New River Gorge.
RJ Corman SD 40-2's passing Civil War era buildings in the historic district of Midway at 23:32.
Everything works in this scene to compliment the gleaming RJC power, even the power lines, (very rare). Shot at 03:10, from a civil war era building once a hotel, up the creaking steps to the seco... (more)
Spotless RJC locomotives passing civil war era buildings eastbound along Midways' Main Street at 23:49.
Most beautiful train of the year, in my neck of the woods. Flags flapping, glowing displays of lights, spotless power! CP's Holiday Train on the curve at Port Henry at 02:10.
Redefining the term: "trackside", new power looms over tables belonging to Normas Trackside Restaurant at 05:22 in a parting shot of a southbound at La Grange.
Truly a joy to photograph at night, among the many unique views La Grange offers is this one from the front porch of the Mayors house as out in Main Street, 521 passes southbound at 21:46.
Twilight Zone in La Grange: Looming over the Mayors' perfectly parked (for the photo) Volkswagen, new power comes down Main Street with autoracks in tow at 22:52!
Southbound autoracks come down Main St. past La Grange Mayors' Volkswagon and residence at 22:37. "Sweet On La Grange" is right!
Imposing even in a 20mm view, CSX 9009 looms past a Halloween window display at the 1886 Corner Store, at the corner of Main & First Ave. at 03:15, "Best Witches To You!"
Seen through an 85mm lens, CSX 7904 leads autoracks past the 1886 Corner Store and into the intersection of Main St. and First Ave. in La Grange at 01:07.
Making for a memorable first night in La Grange, a six hr. wait for a northbound is rewarded when CSX 8118 comes idling down Main Street past the Mayor's house at 04:11.
Westbound in light rain at Sand Patch Summit at 03:21.