A thunderstorm in the C&O coalfields.. Displaying a stop signal at Indian, a bolt of lighting from an approaching storm cell lights up the night time sky.
Anticipation at Indian...
Approach at Indian, as seen by a puddle..
Red signals at CP Indian.
Stop signals at C.P. Indian at Milepost "One" on the Coal River Subdivision.
With a full moon rising over the mountain, a quiet night on the Coal River continues with red signals at Indian.
Piercing the winter night time air, eastbound MTY's prepare to exit the St. Albans Tunnel. Ice sickles have formed on the portal of the tunnel as a result of a recent snow storm.
A clear signal supports an oncoming eastbound while clouds pass over head obstructing an otherwise clear night.
A near full moon hovers over the westbound signal at CP "Indian" which is displaying an approach slow for an oncoming coal train. I heard the train in the distance upon arrival at this location, b... (more)
Westbound loads enter the St. Albans Tunnel on a crystal clear evening.
A thin layer of haze makes for a nice reflection under clear skies as an eastbound empty coal drag exits the St. Albans Tunnel.
An unusually mild and surprisingly, clear sky along with a perfectly positioned moon, made for a photo opportunity that I couldn't pass up! As for the exposure, this is a blend of two images. Firs... (more)
The tip of this classy C&O concrete milepost glows red as a result of the nearby signals. A scene only possible in the world of photography.
A clear signal lights up the foreground as this C&O pole signal stands tall in the woods of West Virginia under a crystal clear winter night.
Eastbound MTY's knock down the signal at Indian as they begin their journey on the Coal River Subdivision.