Cass Scenic Railroad Heisler 6 moves her train into Durbin, exiting the dense West Virginia Forests, into a grass field.
Former Meadow River Lumber Company #6 leans in a curve as it pulls the return trip of the Durbin Rocket. Once upon a time, this curve was super-elevated and was rated for 35 mph.
Former Meadow River Lumber Company #6 leads the return trip of the Durbin "Rocket" on a warm July afternoon.
Former Meadow River Lumber Company #6 is being readied for service on the Durbin "Rocket" excursion train. #6 will be the main stay power on the Rocket until Climax #3 is restored.
After our meeting and transfer with Cass (which headed on towards Bald Knob), we did a reverse move back to the town location of Old Spruce where they would do the run around and take us back to t... (more)
The meeting at Old Spruce, 4 hours and 8 minutes after we departed the depot in Elkins, WV. The classic shays #4 & #11 brought up their almost fully loaded train from Cass, WV to meet up with our ... (more)
NRHS Convention special unloads at the station in Elkins, West Virginia.
With a beautiful mountain vista in the background, SBVR 6604 rounds the curve into East Moorefield on its way to Petersburg.
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley's "Cheat Mountain Salamander" makes a brief station stop at Cheat Bridge while a much appreciated break in the clouds affords a sunlit shot. Meanwhile at Durbi... (more)
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley's "New Tygart Flyer" passes a rock cut at Poe Run Road as it approaches Elkins on the return trip from the "High Falls of Cheat". According to RRPA, ... (more)
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley's "New Tygart Flyer" heads east through Faulkner (Bowden area) with an FP7/GP9E duo in command, representing the WM and B&O respectively. Just beyond this loca... (more)
Cass Scenic Railroad Heisler #6 blows of steam after returning to Durbin Depot, with the first Durbin Rocket of the day. Autumn is evident as the foliage is beginning to turn.
The Potomac Eagle's F7A #722 leads our train back towards Romney along the South Branch Potomac River on 6/4/2016. The ride through the trough was gorgeous.
After spending the last hour and a half attacking the slopes of Bald Knob ahead of a Shay, the last thing one expects to find atop a mountain is a C&O F7A and a B&O GP7! The Cheat Mountain Salama... (more)
B&O 722 leads a spring railfan excursion in West Virginia