Beautifully restored Chessie System (C&O) B30-7 8272 greets the early morning sky at the Lake Shore Railway Museum in North East, Pennsylvania.
The former Chesapeake and Ohio J-3 Greenbriar 614T wears its temporary number while running westbound with hoppers during the January 1985 steam power tests.
Even the little bit that remains of former Chessie 6249 has taken a beating, including the rear number board. The dismantled shell rests in the storage area at PowerRail Locomotive Services. Pho... (more)
Four decades ago, the Chessie Steam Special roamed their system behind ex- Reading 4-8-4 #2101. Here is the Special in its second season passing the classic C&O Colonial-style station at Maysvill... (more)
Former C&O GP38, 3862 is on the head end of a mixed freight that has come down the Piney Creek Branch from Prince. Remnants of long gone steam days still linger in Raleigh Yard.
765 is pulling onto the main line from the siding where she has been serviced here at MD Cabin. She will now back east twelve miles to Hinton where she will couple onto the New River Train consist... (more)
Chessie GP40-2, 6081(nee C&O 4182) leads a westbound freight by MD Cabin at Meadow Creek, WV. Hidden behind 6081 is NKP 765 being serviced for the return trip to Huntington on the New River Train.... (more)
The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society Crew are tending to their beloved Berkshire as she takes a spin on the Hinton Turntable. This was a regular scene in the early to mid 1980's during the f... (more)
This former C&O Vanderbilt steam locomotive tender was being used in MOW service. Too bad the steam engine that went with it didn't survive.
765 is parked at the Hinton Depot being readied for a private charter run to White Sulfur Springs. For several years in the 1980's, these trips were chartered by the USF&G Insurance Group, and ran... (more)
It's early evening on a cold winter's day in Hinton, WV as former C&O GP40-2, 4386, takes a spin on the turntable.
A very clean 8561 leads a trio of Chessie power kicking up the snow as it hustles an eastbound freight through St. Albans, WV. 8561 was delivered new less than a year prior to this photo.
Former C&O 3862 leads an eastbound coal train out of Mann's Tunnel at Fort Spring, WV.
A pair of Chessie units lead the James E Strates carnival train over the historic Thomas Viaduct. Note the white monument that commemorates the construction of the viaduct
Emerging from hibernation after its duties as one of the stars of the American Freedom Train, Reading T-1 2101 is taking its first steps as Chessie Steam Special 2101. The changeover... (more)