Doing exactly what they were purchased to do, a pair of Chessie SD50’s brings a trainload of tidewater-bound coal through Hinton, West Virginia on the Chesapeake & Ohio main line. SD50’s gained a ... (more)
A pair of EMDs lead a vehicle train past the former depot at Wellsboro. Tom Golden photo.
On this day in June, C&O 614 led a Chessie Steam Special from Hartsford, Michigan, to Barr Yard in Riverdale, IL. Tom Golden photo.
If you're looking for a place to relax and watch trains go by, the railroad town of Russell has plenty of attractions on site for the railfan at heart. Along with the restored passenger depot & i... (more)
Famed L&N rail historians Ron Flanary and Charlie Castner pose in front of C&O 2716 which was temporarily cosmetically altered to look like an L&N M-1 engine for the L&N Historical Society Convent... (more)
The former C&O station in Lee Hall, VA basks in beautiful sunlight after it's restoration and movement across the mainline. Soon C&O #2756 will be moved from nearby Huntington Park and placed on ... (more)
The massive backhead of C&O "Allegheny" 1604 on display at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, MD.
Chesapeake and Ohio caboose #3260 is spotted with a fresh coat of paint in the Shenandoah Valley Railroad yard in Staunton, Virginia.
These FP7 units (8000-8013) purchased in A-B-A lashups like C&O's F7s, were intended to be freight units capable of being pressed into passenger service whenever needed. These units were painted ... (more)
The Baltimore and Ohio never had a 4-8-4 on its roster. Only three times did a Northern conquer Seventeen Mile Grade on the St. Louis main line. In 1977, former Reading T-1 2101 pulled a Cumberla... (more)
Chesapeake & Ohio 4-8-4 614 takes a well-deserved rest at the servicing area in Cumberland, Maryland. After pulling the Chessie Safety Express up the B&O’s iconic Seventeen Mile Grade today... (more)
Exuding as much brute force and strength as any steam locomotive ever has, Chesapeake & Ohio 4-8-4 614 walks the Chessie Safety Express up the B&O’s Sand Patch grade. As the train negotiate... (more)
Seen from the former Western Maryland Salisbury viaduct, the Chessie Safety Express rolls east down the Sand Patch grade near Meyersdale, Pennsylvania. The open farmland has given way to “p... (more)
1309's completed tender waits to be attached to the tender frame. Seen outside the shop in Ridgley WV
All dressed up! On Memorial Day weekend, the Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation held an open house and work session for the 2716 restoration project. During this weekend, 2716 and all of her el... (more)