The Spirit of Grafton unit leads H801-15 with roughly 35 loads of coal out of Rainelle, WV bound for Meadow Creek on the former NF&G.
With 50 loads in tow from Anjean, CSX 3016 leads H801 into Rainelle where it would drop the head 17 cars before heading down the mountain to Meadow Creek.
Threatening skies loom overhead while a severe storm passes to the west, as H801-09 is tied down on the Rupert Sub main at Rainelle Junction, waiting on a recrew to take the train over the hill to... (more)
H801 departs Rainelle with 38 loads of coal bound for Meadow Creek.
The small Town of Rainelle, WV is home to a beautifully restored Chessie System Caboose. This caboose sits just across from their town hall in a small "city park" of sorts.
Descending the former NF&G Sewell Valley Subdivision between Rainelle and Meadow Creek, a loaded CSX train stands out among the vibrant fall foliage associated with October 2011. The foliage of 20... (more)
Beginning their assault over the G&E Subdivision of the former NF&G Railroad at Rainelle, former C&O Jordan Spreader No. 914057 and two GE's, including CSX's Spirit of West Virginia begin clearing... (more)
Leaving Manhattan flooded and much of the New Jersey coast destroyed, Hurricane
Sandy left behind nearly 3' of snow in the eastern mountain counties of West Virginia
in late October 2012. At nea... (more)
Two of CSX’s ES44AHs, 764 and 783 sit at the “engine facility” at Rainelle, West Virginia. An ES44AH is an ES44AC that is ballasted to a greater weight for better pulling power under advers... (more)
With fall color some of the best in years, a Rainelle shifter makes it's way over the NF&G on a gloomy October morning.
Fall peak in Rainelle. With NF&G empties winding their way over the scenic NF&G, this unique aerial perspective captures this years impressive fall color.
H801 notches up on departure from Rainelle, and will be crossing US Route 60 (aka the Midland Trail) on its way to load at Anjean.
The spirit of Grafton rides the jointed rail of the Rupert Subdivision.
August 19, 1975 started hot, humid, and hazy and stayed that way all day long. I still remember how miserable it and the night before, camping in my truck along the C&O at McKendree, were. Mid-m... (more)
Meadow River #8 leading a log train arriving at the mill, Rainelle, WV, April 1971