Chessie/C&O U30B 8230 switches the yard at Kenova.
Chessie/C&O SD40 7580 leads GP9 6188 and an eastbound hopper train on the triple track at Cattletsburg, KY. Historically, this section between Big Sandy Jct. and Russell, KY, had the highest tonna... (more)
Chessie System ran their Safety Express behind steamer 614 in the summer of 1981. This image was taken as it cruised along the B&O mainline between Youngstown and New Castle. The Pittsburgh and La... (more)
The westbound New River Train passes abandoned NI Cabin in Prince, WV. The C&O in this era still had many structures from the steam era along the right-of-way.
A set pf vintage B&O power lays over in Brunswick, MD, during a motive power shortage in mid-1980.
A four unit set of EMDs led by B&O GP40-2 4156 grinds upgrade along the New River with a loaded coal train in 1983. Note the WM unit in trail.
Chessie's J3a Greenbrier class 4-8-4 leads the Safety Express eastbound up the grade past the old Cotton Hill Station, deep in the New River Gorge.
Southbound double stack train heads under the road bridge at Glenco ,n.y.
Chessie System stack train headed south passes the old Ashford tower.
Chessie System stack train headed west passed cp draw .
A lashup of C&O units head west at Lowmoor, VA, with the light breaking through on the one new Chessie GE in the consist.
Chessie 3802 was voted by TRAINS Magazine in 1982 as the All-American Locomotive, the engine is now preserved in full Chessie colors at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, MD
A mixed bag of Chessie GEs and EMDs heads upgrade at Callahan, VA, with westbound manifest during the late winter of 1979. Note the gleaming Chessie yellow 8246 and 4270!
Chessie/C&O SD50 8569, plus and SD40 and another SD50, lead an eastbound coal train past the Huntington Shops in June 1986. The footbridge, long a favorite photo spot, is now long gone.
Chessie eastbound manifest Train 90 is led up the grade past BS Jct. to the Big Sandy Bridge on the former C&O mainline in September 1979. Trailing units include U30B 8224 and SD40 7565. The peeli... (more)