A loaded southbound train has begun its upgrade assault out of Green Spring, WV. The days helper engines include SBVR 6240 and 6604 wearing the South Branch Valley's predecessor paint schemes.
A couple of veterans pose on the siding track south of Green Spring.
B&O 6240 built as C&O 6240 in the standard C&O paint in 1957 was transferred to the B&O and into Chessie colors and remains so... (more)
It's a beautiful May morning in the West Virginia mountains, and the daily South Branch Valley crew is almost done prepping the days run. CSX had just delivered a grain train over the weekend, and... (more)
After running north with empties from Moorefield, SBVR's crew pulls loads from CSX down to the south end of the interchange at Green Spring for tomorrow's southbound run.
An F unit pulling a short freight waits for the higher priority passenger train to pass, in farm country, USA!
For all my images from the charter, go Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)Locomotive: EMD F7(A)Location: Green Spring, West Virginia, USALocomotive #: BO 722Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: March 23, 2013
Southbound passenger train flies by a local freight. A Potomac Eagle / South Branch Valley / Chase Gunnoe Charter.
Flashback to the 50's. Are two rival lines meeting in Green Spring to exchange loads? No, its the Potomac Eagle Photo Charter! A special thanks to all the volunteers and staff who made for an enjo... (more)
Former B&O GP9 No. 6604 had trailed the train down from Petersburg. Upon arriving at Green Spring the crew split up with half shoving the train to the CSX interchange with No. 6604. If one takes... (more)
A northbound SBVR freight train was nearing Green Spring, WV on Oct. 20, 1980 with MRS-1 No. 28.
A B&O local has just exited the mainline at Green Spring and is now trundling southbound on the Petersburg branch...actually just a Saturday excursion on the Potomac Eagle Scenic RR.
Another neat location in the panhandle of WV... Green Spring is the junction of the South Branch Valley with the CSXT mainline to Baltimore & DC. This evening we watched eastbound light engines o... (more)
Q416-09 westbound towards Cumberland Maryland
K110 Straddles the W Va / Md State Line just east of Green Spring where the Potomac Forks.. AKA.. where the N & S Branch river meet originally the area was referred to as "French" in the B&O days
X165 Straddles the W Va / Md State Line just east of Green Spring where the Potomac river Forks AKA.. where the N & S Branch meet originally the area was referred to as "French" in the B&O days
K110 Straddles the W Va / Md State Line near Green Spring where the Potomac Forks AKA.. where the N & S Branch river meet originally the area was referred to as "French" in the B&O days