"SANDMAN'S FOGGY DAYS"
Winchester and Western's "Sandman" out of Gore, VA has seen better days. With fuel prices at a steady low, Unimin, it's parent company and bi... (more)
A scene eerily gloomy as the fog stuck close to teh ground. The Winchester and Western "Sandman" rounds the sweeping curve as it navigates the orig... (more)
A Winchester & Western local eases into the streets of downtown Winchester passing Piccadilly's Brew Pub with rebuilt EMD GP10 No. 575 on the lead.
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)
"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)
Sitting under the night sky, Winchester and Western Railroad number 575, a EMD GP9 sits still in the silent night. Thanks to Joe Gonzalez for the lighting.
Climbing up grades reaching 2.0% the short "Sandman" run to Winchester from Gore passes by open fields and follows along Back Creek.
Running down the northeastern flank of Great North Mountain
The Winchester and Western "Sandman" bringing loads from the mine at Gore comes around a curve halfway between Hayfield and Winchester. This line is part of the original RoW of the old W&W and tra... (more)
W&W Geep10 leads the morning local with its' mascot getting some sun on the hood.