The signaller at Jhelum poses between trains next to his UK style lever frame.
Hallowed Ground for those who love the old C&O. The once proud protector of mountain is dying a slow death at the hands of father time. 'A' cabin was taken out of service in 1961, and soon after... (more)
A mix of GE DC units, and a SD40-2 leaser are on their knees with 150 loads of grain. The engines are just cresting the summit at A cabin.
Westbound empties roll past A Cabin at the summit. Those familiar with the location will notice the old C&O signal structure has been removed. I fear one day A cabin will follow it.
I'm willing to bet they could have found a better siding to park a 200 ton transformer.
A westbound empty coal train prepares to enter West Virginia as it passes A Cabin
After a brief summer heat shower, vapor rises from the heated ex-C&O main lines.