Engulfed in an atmosphere of pure mountain railroading, KN37 shoves hard on the rear of 110 car loaded coal train KN33 with 4 former NS SD60s doing the honors at Harper, WV. The train is drawing e... (more)
Kanawha River Railroad train KN-37 rolls across Sweeneyburg Trestle near Beckley on the former Virginian Princeton-Deepwater line with an ex-EJ&E SD38-2 and two FRA track geometry cars, DOTX 218 a... (more)
Kanawha River Railroad crew KN-38 brings the Blue Unit Circus Train "Out Of This World" across Sweeneyburg Trestle, one of several large trestles spanning the valleys of the Paint Creek ... (more)
The end of an era... On July 30, Norfolk Southern ran its last train across the NS Princeton-Deepwater District from Alloy Yard in Deepwater, W.Va., south to Elmore Yard in Mullens, W.Va. H... (more)
In the final days of the Virginian P-D District, U91 makes its way across the northern section of the line from Alloy on the West Virginia Secondary to Elmore, near Mullens, passing under Sweeneyb... (more)
Just days before Norfolk Southern would mothball the eastern end of its former Virginian Princeton-Deepwater District, eastbound loads met westbound empties between... (more)
NS EMD SD70ACe pushes NS U91 toward Elmore Yard, slicing through a tight rock cut near Harper, eastbound on the Virginian P-D District.
Assisting loads toward Elmore on the former Virginian mainline, a pair of GE's rumble south toward Harper, passing a snow covered cut, deep in the southern West Virginia coalfields.
In full throttle, an SD60/ES44AC duo struggle upgrade with a loaded coal train in tow. They'll soon climb the summit, and will glide downgrade into Lester, Maben, and eventually Elmore.
U92 heads up grade through a rock cut south of Harper.
North of Harper, southbound U92 struggles up grade through a rock cut. The train is destined for Mullens after departing Deepwater earlier in the day.