A Baltimore & Ohio GP40-2 and a Chesapeake & Ohio B30-7 bring a train of empties through Danville, West Virginia. The S4 on the left belongs to the Southern Appalachian Coal Company (Julian Mines)... (more)
81M crosses the high bridge at Amonate on the Dry Fork with a loaded Duke coal train.
Talk about the Baltimore & Ohio in West Virginia will often center around coal traffic, but there was also a good deal of products carried for the pulp and paper industry. Here two SD60 demonstrat... (more)
We’re Here to Fix Your Mistakes
After EMD’s SD50’s developed a reputation for being trouble-prone, the builder quickly introduced the improved SD60. Four demonstrator units were se... (more)
A trio of GP40-2s lead a CSX trailer train, utilizing long held trackage rights over the P&LE, through McKeesport, Pa.
After depositing its empties at a mine, the crew returns towards Rowlesburg with loads. They pause beside the Inter-State Lumber Company near Kingwood, WV (?).
A Chesapeake & Ohio SD40 and two Baltimore & Ohio GP9’s bring westbound empties out of Martinsburg, West Virginia.
SD60 Demonstrator EMD-4 and its mates have reached the bottom of Cranberry Grade at M&K Junction, West Virginia. They will continue on to Grafton with their train of empty hoppers.
Former C&O GP38, 3862 is on the head end of a mixed freight that has come down the Piney Creek Branch from Prince. Remnants of long gone steam days still linger in Raleigh Yard.
"Truncated Orange Blossom"With only two engines (Chessie System/B&O GP40-2 4296 and Seaboard System/SBD U30C 7238), and fewer than 20 trailers, an unusually short Orange Blossom Special... (more)
Former C&O 3862 leads an eastbound coal train out of Mann's Tunnel at Fort Spring, WV.
"Age Before Beauty"Westbound coal empties, with Chessie System/B&O SD50 8590 in charge, are paused on the Hood siding to meet a higher priority eastbound trailer train with CS/C&O SD40 ... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
EMD’s GP39 was a limited-production model, only penetrating the rosters of three railroads. Industrial Kennecott Copper bought one, shortline Atlanta & St. Andrews Bay purchased two, and Class 1 C... (more)
Loads East, Empties West
Hinton, West Virginia was a busy division point on the Chesapeake & Ohio. Although there was other traffic, the predominant commodity carried on the C&O wa... (more)