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West Virginia Tourist Railroads and Museums
Mountain scenery and steam operations like the Cass Scenic RR make West Virginia a draw for rail buffs.
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Photo ID: 748483

Cass Scenic Railroad Heisler 6 moves her train into Durbin, exiting the dense West Virginia Forests, into a grass field.

Railroad: Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad
Locomotive: 3 Truck Heisler
Location: Durbin, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSRR 6
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 11, 2020


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By: Joseph Whelan

Added: Sep 19, 2020

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Photo ID: 743081

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.

Railroad: Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad
Locomotive: Steam Heisler 3-Truck
Location: Durbin, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: DGVR 6
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 18, 2020


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By: Jarrett Prince

Added: Jul 22, 2020

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Photo ID: 742942

Former Meadow River Lumber Company #6 leads the return trip of the Durbin "Rocket" on a warm July afternoon.

Railroad: Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad
Locomotive: Steam Heisler 3-Truck
Location: Durbin, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: DGVR 6
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 18, 2020


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By: Jarrett Prince

Added: Jul 21, 2020

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Photo ID: 742941

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.

Railroad: Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad
Locomotive: Steam Heisler 3-Truck
Location: Durbin, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: DGVR 6
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 18, 2020


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By: Jarrett Prince

Added: Jul 21, 2020

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Photo ID: 698666

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)

Railroad: Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Old Spruce, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: 6530
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 25, 2019


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By: Grew up on the CW

Added: May 30, 2019

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Photo ID: 698663

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)

Railroad: Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Old Spruce, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: 6530
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 25, 2019


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By: Grew up on the CW

Added: May 30, 2019

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Photo ID: 684223

NRHS Convention special unloads at the station in Elkins, West Virginia.

Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Elkins, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: C&O 7094
Train ID: Cheat Mtn. Salamande
Photo Date: August 08, 2018


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By: TKRedeker

Added: Jan 15, 2019

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Photo ID: 678568

With a beautiful mountain vista in the background, SBVR 6604 rounds the curve into East Moorefield on its way to Petersburg.

Railroad: South Branch Valley Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Moorefield, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SBVR 6604
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 29, 2016


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By: Jared Steele

Added: Nov 24, 2018

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Photo ID: 648160

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)

Railroad: Western Maryland Railway
Locomotive: EMD BL2
Location: Cheat Bridge, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: DGVR 82
Train ID: Cheat Mtn Salamander
Photo Date: September 28, 2017


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By: JL Scott

Added: Feb 13, 2018

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Photo ID: 638291

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)

Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Locomotive: EMD GP9E
Location: Elkins, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: DGVR 6641
Train ID: New Tygart Flyer
Photo Date: September 27, 2017


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By: JL Scott

Added: Nov 18, 2017

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Photo ID: 638287

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)

Railroad: Western Maryland Railway
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Faulkner, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: DGVR 243
Train ID: New Tygart Flyer
Photo Date: September 27, 2017


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By: JL Scott

Added: Nov 18, 2017

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Photo ID: 632152

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.

Railroad: Cass Scenic Railroad
Locomotive: Heisler C-90-3
Location: Durbin, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Cass
Train ID: 6
Photo Date: September 24, 2017


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By: MatthewHovey

Added: Sep 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 580671

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.

Railroad: Potomac Eagle Scenic Railway
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Romney, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: 722
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 04, 2016


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By: Nick Sharrett

Added: Jun 21, 2016

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Photo ID: 549379

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)

Railroad: Durbin & Greenbrier Valley
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Old Spruce, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: DGVR 7094
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 04, 2015


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By: Nick Hovey

Added: Oct 07, 2015

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Photo ID: 548731

B&O 722 leads a spring railfan excursion in West Virginia

Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: 722
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 18, 2015


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By: JGoodrichphotography.com

Added: Oct 01, 2015

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