From a November night photo session that was held in Durbin, WV.
The fireman on the Durbin & Greenbrier Number 6, known as the Durbin Rocket, gets his engine ready for the 10:00 am departure.
Fall trees color the hills of West Virginia as the Durbin Rocket number 6 brings train 100 towards the station to pick up passengers for the 10:00 am departure.
With the recent announcement that the rebuilding had finally been completed and the line reconnected, there is no longer a need to keep the outlying crew and train at Durbin. This means that Heisl... (more)
While walking around the station and yard in Durbin, I came across what remains of this old steam engine, which I think is a 3-Truck Heisler number 3.
The Durbin & Greenbrier Number 6, known as the Durbin Rocket, has pulled up to the station in Durbin to board passengers for the 10:00 am departure.
The fireman on the Durbin & Greenbrier number 6 checks the water flow that is being fed from a creek that flows into the Greenbrier river. After the water tank was filled, the train headed north ... (more)
The engineer on the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley number 6 brings the 3-Truck Heisler into the station to pick up passengers for the 10:00 am departure.
Three cabooses on the Durbin and Greenbrier Railroad sit at the Durbin station after the return trip powered by 3-Truck Heisler steam locomotive number 6. The last two cabooses were picked up on t... (more)
Riding in the open air flat car right behind the Steam 3-Truck Heisler Durbin Rocket number 6 was quite an experience, including looking down at the couplers as we "highballed" north at ... (more)
The crew looks ahead at the Durbin Rocket speeds home.
The fireman for the Durbin Rocket, led by Steam 3-Truck Heisler number 6, uses the top of the broom handle to press down on a valve and release steam before the train departs.
The Durbin Rocket, led by Steam 3-Truck Heisler number 6, pulls into the station to pick up passengers for the 10:00 am departure. The color of the fall trees made for a very memorable and scenic... (more)