Textures. Photo taken from a bridge, with a 250mm lens.
Alderson at Christmas! Christmas lights accent the uinique, original C&O station here as CSXT 250 enters into the scene with another 149 car loaded coal train at 21:22! My first night the lights w... (more)
The eastbound Cardinal passes Alderson, WV en route to Washington--running on the ex-C&O route of the George Washington, FFV and Sportsman. Alderson is a flag stop---but not today; no. 50 keeps ri... (more)
A wide angle view of the typical C&O scene in Alderson.
Westbound mty man with a solid string of new aluminum air dumps rolls by the restored C&O passenger station at Alderson (still a flag stop for Amtrak's tri-weekly Cardinal).
Tied down after a hard day's work.
Classic C&O architecture, piercing the 6am fog with double stop signals. 45 second exposure @ f8.0, ISO 100
"The Spirit of West Virginia" leading an eastbound train through its namesake. Very fitting.
A CSX CAT surfacing team has tied their equipment down in Alderson for the weekend. It's 5:00am, and the fog will hold on for another 5+ hours.
Wide angle shot of the rail grinder in Alderson.
After a hard day's work, the railgrinder ties down for the night beside the depot in Alderson. The streaks in the left background are a steady stream of traffic that came through tonight to gawk ... (more)
Eastbound grain rushes past Alumni Park, and the giant Christmas tree. Merry Christmas to the fellow members of RP.net!
A long stake out, over parts of three nights, finally produces this photo of an eastbound climbing the west slope of the Alleghany Grade in a 135mm view at 01:49.
Colors, code lines, and a burnt orange station. This is fall on the old C&O! A touch of rainfall helped to make the scene today.
Lots of C&O character still showing in this photo - depot, cantilever signals and pole line - as CSX 8702 hustles a grain train eastward for Hamlet, NC.