Shenandoah Valley's #367 Alco with 9 loaded soy cars, just south of the old depot in Pleasant Valley, is en-route to to interchange with Chesapeake Western. To us locals, you can never get enough ... (more)
Rebuilding a railroad ... one tie at a time! In the hills of rural Pocahontas County West Virginia, the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad is rebuilding a section of the former Chesapeake ... (more)
The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad's Mountain Explorer Dinner Train heads for the High Falls of Cheat as it slices through the late summer foliage near Bowden on the West Virginia Central.
Not a T6 but an its an Alco on the Chesapeake Western RR once again! Shenandoah Valley's #367 has just interchanged with the Chesapeake Western at the Pleasant Valley depot and is heading south ba... (more)
Former Clinchfield FP7(A) No. 200 skirts along the Tygart River at sunset headed toward Belington from Elkins on former Baltimore & Ohio trackage. The locomotive, which is now dressed up as Wester... (more)
Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad's Shenandoah Valley RS-11m. Originally built 1958 for Norfolk & Western. Also saw service on Central Vermont, Maine Coast, and Louisville, New Albany and Co... (more)
Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad Alco RS-11 #367 is seen sporting some fresh paint and lettering in the Shenandoah Valley Railroad yard in Staunton, Virginia.
Leaving Durbin for Cass. The former Meadow River Lumber Company Heisler #6 eases a short freight out of the downtown Durbin Yard for the roughly 15 mile run south to Cass, along the C&O Gre... (more)
Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Alco #367 is spotted with fresh primer in the Shenandoah Valley Railroad yard in Staunton, Virginia. Behind #367 is GP-9 #6512.
Trespassing in Climax Territory. It's long been known that geared steam locomotives are the masters of logging track. "Logging track" is a kind way of saying track that is hastily... (more)
Tree-Tunnel Time Traveler. Amid the shadows and highlights of the lush tree-tunnel just west of Durbin, WV, the former Meadow River Lumber Company Heisler #6 slowly makes her way south on t... (more)
Portrait of the C&O Durbin Line. Folks who've read about, but never actually seen the old C&O Durbin Line may have formed a mental image of picturesque, well-manicured right-of-way along a ... (more)
Running the Greebrier River. Cass Heisler #6 looks right at home hauling a short freight along the Greenbrier River just a couple of miles south of Durbin, WV on a sunny spring morning. Sh... (more)
V-Twin Power. No, she's not a Harley, but if you talk to the crews, she rides a bit like one. This is the former Meadow River Heisler #6, a 1929-vintage, 3-Trucker which was originally bu... (more)
Photo Freight on the former Western Maryland Railway.