Coastal Plain ballast! CLNA's only GP35 rolls onto the excepted track of the Bellhavne branch with 2 cars of lime for farmers at Pantego. 15 is currently the unit the line keeps parked in the tiny... (more)
Under big blue skies, an old Geep of N&W heritage waits near the feed mill south of Moorefield to couple onto the end of a SBVR northbound and push to Green Spring.
It's not too often you can see a meet between a 2-8-0 and an SW1 in their true service liveries of the same RR; thanks to G&O for making it happen.
With bell clanging and high pitched Southern 3 chime letting the world know that Southern steam has returned to the rails, this 1890 built loco makes her brief debut. As would be expected with suc... (more)
As several loaded coal drags wait to go east and at least one train of emptys waits to go west, an empty grain train comes off the Buckingham Branch and rolls slowly through the old C&O yard. The ... (more)
A B&O coal train with some run through power has just cleared the Yard Limits as the conductor walks to the head end for his evening run after throwing one last switch. In reality, just another sh... (more)
As the sun prepares to rear its head over the ridges, a Potomac Eagle conductor takes a brief rest in the humid, steamy river bottom as he watches over his train's movement, waiting to see what us... (more)
A northbound empty grain train heads north along the winding South Branch of the Potomac.
A former 1956-built GP9 of N&W heritage still soldiers on, seen here shoving a SBVR freight through downtown Moorefield past a busy local grocery.
There aren't too many places left where you can see an entire train barking up a mountain valley bracketed by roots blown 567s including a manned helper on the end. This train is just south of Rom... (more)
While B&O 722 was the star of the charter, one couldn't ask for a prettier "chase vehicle" than this classy 1948 unit.
This stunning EMD of 1952 vintage rolls south over a farm road. A Lerro Productions Charter.
Between the charters and festival, it's business as usual on the SBVR...which means great looking and sounding EMD's running through some of the prettiest countryside in the East. This short train... (more)
After the batteries in his radio died, our hard working conductor for the day directs one of our trains forward in the wilds of the South Branch Valley. A Lerro Productions Charter.
Evening falls over the South Branch Valley as a southbound rolls alongside a winding farm road. A Lerro Productions Charter.