#17 is making her way back into Petersburg with the hourly train for Train Festival 2010.
Ahhhh night photos - capturing the scene at the Friday night session.
Competitors, soon to be collaborators, sit side by side in a quiet yard in West Virgina - or at least you could momentarily believe that in this re-created scene.
The classic cab of the GP30 stands out against the night sky.
A nice posed shot during the Friday night photo session of the West Virginia festival featured Flagg Coal 75 (receiving some attention), New Hope Valley 17 and B&O 722.
The engineer and his crew prepare to switch these coaches onto the next train...
Special thanks goes to MSRLHA for the lighting and those involved in organizing West Virginia Rails 2010.
Three products of EMD sit quietly in the night. Special thanks goes to MSRLHA for the lighting and those involved in organizing West Virginia Rails 2010.
The West Virginia Rails festival offered the opportunity to get a cab-view peek of the engineer's seat of SBVR 181 with other SBVR units parked alongside.
Petersburg, WV celebrated 100 years of rails. Here New Hope Valley Steam Locomotive rests for the night.
Sweet evening light in downtown Petersburg
Freshly painted F7 #722 is coming right for us at the WV Rails 2010 Friday night photo session in Petersburg. Thanks to MSRLHA for the lighting.
This mom is trying to get her kid to pose with the recently painted & released SBVR locomotive #100 for dad.... Not me... I just happened to be there at the same time to capture this Kodak moment
Here 75 is being run by a novice who has paid for the privilege of operating her. This little engine has the loudest shrill whistle I've ever heard. It and New Hope Valley's 17 were pure delights ... (more)
Baltimore and Ohio F7 722 idles next to an arts and crafts store in downtown Petersburg.