Summer nights in the New River Gorge... With the milky way overhead, eastbound export coal loads slice through the darkness at Claremont along CSX's New River mainline in southern West Virginia. T... (more)
CSX westbound MOW train W044-23 rolls through Claremont, WV behind SD50-2s 8641 and 8503. As is evident from the new ties along the right of way, track work was ongoing in the area. The classic... (more)
Amtrak’s “Salute Our Veterans” unit leads train 50, the eastbound Cardinal along the New River at Claremont, WV.
Passing the former town site of Stone Cliff, eastbound export coal loads grind upgrade through Claremont, the location of the far eastern edge of the original Thurmond yard. Today, very little rem... (more)
Two classic elements of the Chesapeake & Ohio railroad still stand at Claremont.
Starry night at Claremont.. Looking to the north, with the star, Polaris overhead main one, the stars rotate in this near 19 minute exposure. The moon is less than 20 minutes from rising, which wi... (more)
Only fifteen minutes into June 15th, E511 streaks westbound past the aged C&O cantilever at Claremont.
Full moon at Claremont..
CSX E511 silhouettes the C&O cantilever at Claremont deep in the New River Gorge. This scene is a classic example of railroading in the C&O with the codeline still active, the phone booth still in... (more)
Nestled deep in the New River Gorge in the old coal town of Claremont, a full moon illuminates a scene pitch black to the naked eye. A 154" exposure captures CSXT 2478 tied down on the head end of... (more)