With three generations of motive power on display, CSX Y101 works the yard in Clifton Forge beside two former workhorses for the C&O in SD40 7536 and Greenbrier class 4-8-4 614 that are on display... (more)
Big Knob and Fore Mountain loom over Smith Creek Yard.
On a chilly Halloween morning in Clifton Forge, the yard crew performs H750's switching duties aboard a brand new CM44AH rebuild fresh out of the paint shops in Huntington. On track 1 is westbound... (more)
A new GE rebuild locomotive working Clifton Forge Yard on Halloween. The C&O Railway Heritage Center Smith Creek Yard is to the right. CSXT CM44AH 7244 was originally built as CSXT CW44AC 273 in 1... (more)
The beauty of Virginia isn't so apparent in winter, when it can be cold, wet and foggy. On this visit to Clifton Forge, the forecast was for freezing temperatures later in the day, but I had to g... (more)
Geeps and cabooses mingle at Clifton Forge back when it was still a very important spot on the Chesapeake & Ohio.
Three dusty GP7s bring a train around the big curve in the Clifton Forge yard, back when this was still a hopping place.
An original SD40 C&O Work Horse 7534 sits stationary at the C&O Heritage Center while the CSX yard man shuffles cars around at the Clifton Forge yard in the back ground.
Chesapeake and Ohio SD40 is seen sitting at the C&O Heritage Center in Clifton Forge.
C&O 7534 sits among other pieces of history at the C&O Railway Heritage Center in Clifton Forge, Virginia. This locomotive was beautifully restored by the CSX Huntington shops and was donated by C... (more)
C&O EMD SD40 #7534 was originally built in 1971. CSX donated the locomotive to the Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society after being restored at the Huntington, WV Locomotive Shop in 2017. It was r... (more)
The yard job works the east end while an empty coal train is stopped on the main line.
Pictured is the C&O Railway Heritage Center, the Town of Clifton Forge and the Alleghany Highlands. Photo taken from the A Street Bridge.
Eastbound grain train G79719 (Columbus, OH - Portsmouth, VA) approaching Clifton Forge Yard.
C&O 7534 and the Erie 400 Pullman on display at Smith Creek Yard.