Two GP38-2's begin their six mile run down the Fields Creek valley with hoppers loaded at the West Carbon Mine. There is a small, three track yard at the mine that allows the road crew to build a... (more)
Two GP38-2's lead a train of coal hoppers down grade through the tiny village of Winifrede towards Winifrede Jct. where the coal will be loaded into barges on the Kanawha River. Transhipment ceas... (more)
Two GP38-2's move a string of hoppers under the loaders at the West Carbon Mine. Once loaded the train will descend the grade down the Fields Creek valley to Winifrede Jct. where the coal will be... (more)
Two GP38-2's lead a loaded coal train downgrade past the former Winifrede Railroad enginehouse. The coal will be loaded into barges on the Kanawha River at Chesapeake WV. The barge loading facili... (more)
Big Eagle Railroad's SW1500 switches the West Carbon Mine loadout. The railroad goes back to 1881 with the chartering of the Winifrede Railroad to serve the coal mines in the Fields Creek drainag... (more)
Built for the Belt Railway of Chicago, GMTX EMD GP38-2 No. 2109 idles in rural south central West Virginia on the old Winifrede Railroad. The locomotive is used to shuffle coal empties and loads b... (more)
Winifrede #13 working near Winifrede, WV in the late spring of 1972.
Under a dramatic sky, two Joesph Transportation "Geeps" sit and await their next assignment for the Big Eagle Railroad in the Winifrede Hollow.
Two former UP/BN Geep's sit silent in the yard near Kanawha Eagle's West Carbon Mine on the former Winifrede Railroad, a railroad itself that predates the famous C&O mainline through the New River... (more)
Approaching the small transfer yard along the Kanawha River, a pair of GP38's lead a string of two dozen CSX coal loads along the former Winifrede Railroad in Chesapeake. The once bustling short l... (more)
Approaching the townsite of Winifrede, a pair of GP38-2's lead a string of two dozen CSX loads from the Big Eagle mine to the CSX/Winifrede interchange along the Kanawha River in Chesapeake. This ... (more)
Winefrede SW1500 #13 leaving the mine with coal loads, April 1971.
Winifrede Mine RR Company SW1500 #13 with a cut of coal loads at Winifrede, WV || April 1971
An endless cycle, JTPX 2012 takes empties up Winifrede hollow back to the mine.
A pair of geeps pull a string of loaded CSX hoppers westbound past the small and quiet town of Winifrede.