NRHS Convention special unloads at the station in Elkins, West Virginia.
NRHS Convention special nears Elkins, West Virginia.
“HOoping It Up”The operator at HO Tower hoops up orders to a westbound manifest at Hancock.Locomotives:Chessie/C&O SD40-2 7558SCL/SBD GP40 6745, with the “Pulling for You!” ... (more)
One of five built by ALCo for C&O.
The Reading and Chessie System had run-through services to Allentown, Pennsylvania in pre-Conrail days. Here a Chesapeake & Ohio SD40 waits for its return assignment at Bethlehem Engine Terminal.
During a break between downpours, a Chesapeake & Ohio works through the yard at Russell, Kentucky. The C&O only made a few purchases from Alco, and their RSD4/5’s were quickly traded in to EMD on ... (more)
Russell, Kentucky was the last stronghold for Chesapeake & Ohio’s SD 18’s. The brakeman’s attire gives a clue to the weather on this day.
It’s a typically hot, hazy July day in Charlottesville, Virginia. Chesapeake & Ohio GP9 6258 had just shoved Texas & Pacific 2-10-4 610 from the C&O turntable back to the Southern passenger statio... (more)
Chesapeake & Ohio GP9 6064 works one of Chessie’s yards in Cleveland, Ohio.
We're looking out from an open-window coach, as the 614 makes a hard left at Viaduct Junction. It was a rocket-ride up the Potomac Valley that day.
Conrail’s Hagerstown Secondary crosses in the foreground, as the modern iteration of “Reading 96”, CSX R342 (Cumberland to Enola), approaches NC Tower in Hagerstown. Two Chessie SD50s (CS/C... (more)
Newly cosmetically restored, C&O 2700 sits on display near the old Pennsy depot in Dennison.
C&O 5704 idles at Urbana, Ohio during the layover. After the layover 5704 would lead the Spirit of Urbana, a GP30, and a bunch of happy passengers back to the originating point of Washington Court... (more)
C&O 2700 rests in the eerily quiet historical district of Dennison, Ohio.
C&O B30-7 and a U30B at the New River Yard office. Photo taken on RR property with permission.