Returning from Clear Brook, VA to pick up a few flat cars, The Sandman approaches Winchester on the former CVRR/PRR/PC/CONRAIL line.
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Getting a heart transplant
A W&W geep and slug take a break at Gore, they'll be there until the railroad resumes operations, after Christmas.
Not stored quite as neat as at Altoona! 403's hood rests on two ties surrounded by grass..the rest of her is in the Winchester & Western shop getting a "massage". Love WW's Nickle Plate paint sche... (more)
W&W GP9 403, with its long hood removed sits outside the Gore maintenance shop. The motor is undergoing rebuild into a slug mother.
Most of the W&W's Virginia Division power can be seen in this shot. The second unit is the 120, a unique slug built at the railroad's Gore shop.
Three Winchester & Western GP9's sit next to the vacant Corning Ware Plant while awaiting the next mornings crew and their work.
Winchester & Western 403 and two fellow GP9's sit quietly on a clear night. The third unit, 498, has recently been repainted but its N&W ancestory can still be seen through its fresh coat.
On 5/17, most of the W&W's VA division power was tied up at Inwood, location of a siding on the W&W's line to Hagerstown. Many thanks to TM Rob for assistance with this photo.
A WW local passes the point where WW ownership of the line begins. Notice the NS owned portion is freshly ballasted and the WW-owned segment barely has any ballast.
A WW turn crosses a new crossing near the Valley Mall.
WW local creeps by the elevator at Williamsport Station.
Returning to Winchester, Va after switching in NS' Vardo Yard in Hagerstown, MD. Canon EOS Digital Rebel w/ 70-200mm F/4L lens. 1/400 sec @ F/7.1.