The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad's Mountain Explorer Dinner Train heads for the High Falls of Cheat as it slices through the late summer foliage near Bowden on the West Virginia Central.
Returning west to Elkins from High Falls, D&GVRR's Tygart Flyer passes the Bowden camp site, westbound along the former Western Maryland mainline during fall peak 2013.
Returning to Elkins from High Falls, the northbound Tygart Flyer glides through a rural grade crossing near Bowden, tracing the Western Maryland mainline to Elkins. Fall colors are rapidly approac... (more)
Climbing into the S curve outside near Bowden, the Tygart Flyer and its near full train of passengers enjoy the fall foliage on their four hour excursion through beautiful Appalachia.
After shadowing Big 6 from Cass, Western Maryland FP7 67 and BL2 82 run around the train on the lightly used and overgrown siding at Bowden. The diesels would be used to pull the train through Kel... (more)
The first steam engine along this line in decades definitely brought out both the young and old, as evidenced by this group in Bowden.
The "flyer" tiptoes out of this 1500 foot long "S" curved tunnel. Note the permanent 5 mph restriction due to extremely tight clearances.