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)
Baltimore & Ohio 9256 was a boxy Baldwin DS-44-1000, one of 49 switchers of that model on the B&O roster. In the summer of 1970 it was working yard duty at Benwood Junction outside Wheeling, WV.
Baltimore & Ohio F7 7052 was a former Chesapeake & Ohio unit that could have used a fresh coat of paint as it posed on the head of an A-B-A lashup at the Benwood Junction yard outside Wheeling, WV... (more)
Getting underway. The former Moore-Keppel Co. Climax #6, now Cass Climax #9 oozes steam from just about everywhere as she begins to move from the Cass Yard to the depot, to pick up her trai... (more)
Just a hint of fall color remaining. Although most of the autumn leaves had been ripped from the trees by a wind-storm just 24 hrs earlier, a few sheltered trees still retained a bit of fal... (more)
Ellamore after dark. Railroad crew members take a break as they await orders for their next move at the depot in Ellamore, WV on the Middlefork Railroad. OK, you're really looking at the C... (more)
Blue hour at Ellamore. Just after sunset, Climax #9 poses with her hopper train in front of the Ellamore Depot.....OK, it's really the Cass Depot, with a little creative signage. Lighting... (more)
Departing Ellamore. Re-creating her days as a Middlefork Railroad Locomotive, Cass Climax #9 hauls a coal train past the "Ellamore" town limit. The real Ellamore is located on Co... (more)
Shifting hoppers. The newly restored Climax #9 is seen here shifting some hoppers within the Cass Yard, as she works to make up her photo freight for the day. The lettering on the new Cli... (more)
Shifting hoppers. Moore-Keppel Climax #9 takes on the role of yard goat on a misty morning, shifting coal hoppers and making up the train she'll pull later in the day. This particular hopp... (more)
Riding the Clark's Triple-Header. As seen from the first car, here's what the power line-up looks like, as it pushes the train up the grade through "Wolfman Territory." Stepping ... (more)
Rounding a twenty-degree curve on a 1.7% uphill grade, H802 with 2 AC's and 37 loads of coal are down to 3mph on wet rail.
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)
NS 5047 in fresh paint sits in front of the Nitro yard office waiting to go to work.
Days of rain have finally ended and a glorious spring sun greets The Durbin Rocket on her first weekend of operation in 2009. The little, 55-ton Climax is pulling especially hard this morning as h... (more)