Signs of an early spring are increasingly noticeable in this late March 2020 view of Kanawha River Railroad freight KN 380 at Hometown, W.Va. A mild winter and early spring has led to a premature ... (more)
Early signs of spring are noticeable in the river valleys of West Virginia as outbound Kanawha River Railroad freight KN 380 rolls through Buffalo with two EMD SD40-2Ms.
Climbing of the dip near Arbuckle, KN 30 and its EMD SD40-2M duo lead manifest cars south on the Kanawha River Railroad to Dickinson Yard.
Early signs of spring and a pair of matching Watco black-and-yellow EMD SD40-2Ms add a splash of color to this southeast Ohio scene. Soon, this Kanawha River Railroad manifest will cross the Ohio ... (more)
How times have changed on the C&O... Distributed power is now a common practice on mainline manifests, as freshly rebuilt GE AC44CM No. 7003 is positioned mid-consist for Rocky Mount, NC to... (more)
A freshly rebuilt CSXT AC4400CW, now re-classified as a GE AC4400CM, leads CSX H751 west along the swollen Kanawha River at Eagle - just west of Mount Carbon on its run along the former C&O mainli... (more)
Westbound approaches Thurmond..... Coal empties for southern West Virginia ease into Thurmond, silhouetting the Chesapeake & Ohio depot and a bad order hopper car. Soon to be greeted by a c... (more)
Fall colors return to Loup Creek... A pair of R.J. Corman tunnel motors are at a crawl of less than 1 MPH as they pull 10 loads of export coal out of the Pax loadout, uphill toward Mount Ho... (more)
Union Pacific Big Boy 4-8-8-4 No. 4014 leads UP 844 toward Ogden, UT, exiting a pair of mainline tunnels just east of Morgan, Utah.
The Little Kanawha River Railroad's SW1200 duo pose in the evening light on the south side of Parkersburg. This obscure short line railroad uses former B&O tracks to serve industrial customers alo... (more)
Fire up 610! Hey, if they could raise the millions to restore and operate Norfolk & Western 611....without a contract for a place to operate, surely someone could come up with the scratch t... (more)
As the sun sets behind Angel Stadium, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 583 departs the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (the Amtrak/Metrolink/Greyhound/transit bus station in Anahe... (more)
Under the guidance of five standard cab EMD locomotives, CSX Q317 navigates the original B&O street running in downtown St. Marys on New Year's Day. The consist is led by three West Virginia-rebui... (more)
On christmas eve, the iconic double red arrow "Churchill-Pfeil" RAe 4/8 # 1021 of the SBB from 1939, made a festive round trip with about 100 guests, eating and drinking on the train. Th... (more)
Fall colors return to Loup Creek... A pair of run-through CSXT CW44ACs enter the only tunnel on R.J. Corman's former C&O Loup Creek Branch near Mount Hope. The two CSX locomotives are retur... (more)