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An ultra wide perspective of Horseshoe Curve shows westbound empties rounding the bend under the power of a trio of SD60I's.
It's the first night of Train Festival 2011 in the Quad Cities as a pair of Amtrak heritage locomotives idle on a private varnish train from Chicago. Thunderstorms developed quickly this evening a... (more)
After loading at a nearby mine, an eastbound loaded coal drag destined for Grafton and points east on the B&O Mountain encountered a rock slide near the community of Gore. A total of six cars and ... (more)
After encountering a rock slide two weeks earlier and derailing over a 100 ft. embankment, CSXT SD70MAC No. 4542 rests on a spur track in the former B&O yard of Clarksburg. Severely damaged, the f... (more)
CSXT 845, a lone ES44AC spends the night in the Westward Siding as an impressive lightning storm stirs up trouble in the background.
The valley of Quinnimont, deep in the New River Gorge sets covered in a blanket of snow after the first snowfall of 2012 and essentially the winter season left its foot print in the mountains of W... (more)
A loaded coal train coming off the rarely used, Cabin Creek Subdivision sits derailed in the back yard of a local Sharon, WV resident. Thankfully, noone was injured in the derailment, although a d... (more)
Bound for Brunswick, an eastbound loaded autorack train out of Cumberland passes under a vintage B&O CPL signal bridge at Grasshopper, west of Hancock. The B&O CPL's were recently removed on the M... (more)
With a built day of November of 2011, a pair of CSX's newest GE ES44AC's lead a Cross, SC destined coal drag south through Fort Blackmore on the former Clinchfield mainline shortly after dusk. The... (more)
With storms building to the west, the last glow of the evening begins to dissipates as an eastbound priority train glides through Mesita.
Fall in the Pocahontas coalfields! With colors the best they've been in years, a loaded eastbound coal drag negotiates the scenic Pokey district near Glen Alum.
An eastbound coal train lights up the East End of Coal River Siding as he makes his journey up the Coal River.
Westbound empties have nearly completed the uphill climb to Alleghany Summit, near the control point of E.E. Alleghany. With a full moon high in the sky, the west portal of the Lewis Tunnel is ill... (more)
Enroute to Cheat Bridge from Elkins, Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad operated Cheat Mountain Salamander and its four car consist were struck by a loaded tandem axle log truck traveling ... (more)