Winchester and Western GP38-2 2197 glides on the rails of the former Cumberland Valley Railroad approaching milepost 99 seen in the distance. The train is in the midst... (more)
While visiting the W&W engine facility and yard, a local resident named Jerry drove by with his A class hot rod and generously agreed to let me take a shot. Note the tank on the front, which I am ... (more)
The Winchester & Western Sandman is switching in Clear Brook, north of Winchester proper, before heading south, then west, on it's return to Gore, VA. A pair of former PRR/PC/Conrail GP10s bracket... (more)
Apparently, W&W made an out of character run to Hagerstown on Saturday, leaving me out of luck after an hour and a half drive Sunday. Not the best first impression, but at least they had the good ... (more)
"WINCHESTER AND WESTERN AFTER DARK"
Returning to Corning Yard after a Friday evening trek to Hagerstown. 86 rolls past an already made up Winchester turn.
For this and other... (more)
Winchester & Western leased this SD9 from the Black River & Western for approximately a year. The railroad was looking for larger power than its stable of GP9/10s, and this type seemed like a nat... (more)
"Winchester & Western New Year's Lullaby" Holding down the fort during the 2015 New Year's holiday are an assortment of power in Corning Yard. On the left is GP9 403 (not pictured), GP10 75... (more)
W&W 572, 403 and 575 parked at Gore on a pretty fall Sunday afternoon.
"BACK CREEK CROSSING"
On original W&W trackage, power pushes about 30 empties west from Gore to the sand mine under peak fall foliage color. The Winchester & Western tracks originally ... (more)
The Winchester and Western "Sandman" with empty hoppers in tow, returns from it's namesake town back into Gore, a tiny hamlet in northwestern Virginia and since 1944,... (more)
"The Winchester & Western in Vardo yard"
WW 86 has arrived and switched it's train and is now reversing back on the yard lead at the southern end of Norfolk Southern's Vardo ... (more)
Winchester and Western Alco RS-11 863 is southbound through Martinsburg on a cold winter day.
"W&W Traveling South"
Winchester & Western train 86 is seen making it's way south after dropping off a train and picking up 5 cars in Norfolk Southern's Vardo Yard in Hagerst... (more)
"Falling Waters" Falling Waters is a spot where a short stream fed by springs abruptly changes levels into multiple waterfalls before entering the Potomac River just off to th... (more)
The night train to Millville is ready to depart Bridgeton Junction as engineer Bruce Mattson talks to Brakeman Bob Baker. (Full disclosure: Brakeman Bob is not a W&W employee, just an "actor&... (more)