A passenger has stayed aboard the Autumn Colors Express as he observes Amtrak 822 slowly backing east to couple onto the Cedar Rapids.
Logan has never been on a train ride until today and it has tired him out as he sleeps in the lounge area on the Cedar Rapids as the inaugural run of the Autumn Colors Express heads back west to H... (more)
A Frog's view. With a derailment down near the New River Gorge Bridge, traffic has stalled in Thurmond. A loaded coal train on RJ Corman's West Virginia Line is tied down and a CSX coal train has ... (more)
With a derailment down near the New River Gorge Bridge, a short work train crawls past the Thurmond Depot. News reports would reveal that a grain hopper picked a switch sending two hoppers over th... (more)
Number 51, the westbound Cardinal, passes beneath a cantilever C&O era signal bridge lurking in the shadows as its heads towards Thurmond, Huntington and ultimately, Chicago.
Westbound coal empties snake around the base of the mountain, approaching the signal at the east end of Quinnimont. The view up here, located in Grandview State Park, is quite exceptional!
A nice duo of YN2 dash-8s take Richmond to Cincinnati manifest Q303 west through Thurmond on a beautiful summer evening. The depot, restored and run by the park's service, can be seen on the right... (more)
A once thriving town on the banks of the New River in southern West Virginia, Thurmond, in its heyday, was known as 'The Heart of the New River Gorge'. While most of the original infrastructure in... (more)
An eastbound CSX manifest lights up the clear indication at the east end of Thrumond.
Westbound manifest passes through under the C&O cantilever and the abandoned buildings of downtown Thrumond.
CSXT 4770 leads a grain train eastbound on the former C&O thru Thurmond,WV
CSXT 709 runnin' long hood foward rolls across some rough track on the Piney Creek Branch at Prince