7795 leads one of the seemingly endless empty coal trains through AD Cabin in Alderson.
It's 5:57am in the valley of the Greenbrier Valley, as a thick overnight river fog slowly dissipates near Alderson. The signal at Boiler House is dark, indicating its a slow start to movements ov... (more)
It's sunrise on another winter morning in the small town of Alderson. As for many winter mornings in several decades this signal has watched the sun rise from this very same spot. This winter may ... (more)
The Westbound Cardinal approaches the former C&O depot in Alderson to board two passengers.
A late night westbound empty hopper train breaks the silence in the tiny town of Alderson.
A star filled sky silhouettes the eastbound cantilever at Alderson.
Running for Daylight
Clear signal at Alderson.. An eastbound loaded train heads for Clifton Forge.
The Loram crew prepares RG 318 for an overnight stay in Alderson, as Q303 heads West just after sundown.
Clifton Forge bound coal loads blast through Alderson on a starry night. Below the two signal heads on the far left track and above the outline of the streaking coal cars, a shooting star can be v... (more)
A star filled sky adds some background to a clear signal at Alderson.
An Eastbound knocks down the clear signal at Alderson. a 240 second exposure @ f4.5, ISO 400
The Cardinal finally gets a heritage unit. 145 rolls West through downtown Alderson at 7pm.
Westbound Hinton empties knock down the signal at Alderson, riding under a medium clear.
The train bulletin on the depot at Alderson, WV is mix of the old and new. Amtrak's tri-weekly Cardinal makes flag stops here.