Westbound C&O 8389 and its early multicolored CSX consist pass under the covered walkway connecting the ex-Akron Greyhound Bus terminal on the left and the ex-Akron Union Station on the right. Now... (more)
A short train for the U.S. Silica plant near Berkeley Springs heads down the branch, caboose first.
An eastbound exits the East portal of Big Bend Tunnel. The hot exhaust interacts with the cold winter air to coat the area around the tunnel with long icicles.
Five EMD units lead eastbound Q316 across the historic Tray Run Viaduct as the eastbound descends the B&O's Cheat River Grade on the West End.
Don't see many of these anymore stretched over a mainline railroad, as seen here over former Clinchfield rails. CSX 849 glides some MTY's downgrade under the idled Roaring Fork Tipple. However, it... (more)
What would be normally a yard switcher, B789 with two SD50's for power, works rescue service in the Blizzard of 2009. The light engine move is eastbound headed for F interlock in Washington, DC to... (more)
A heritage consist lead by a re-numbered B&O unit in it's original paint scheme leads a westbound out of Carothers Tunnel on the Magnolia Cutoff.
Cumberland helper 8609 is along for the ride on westbound autorack Q261, at least until it reaches Hyndman a couple of miles up the valley, then the work begins on Sand Patch.
Catching a Chessie engine on the point was getting rare by 1997. Catching a solid set of three Chessie GP40's on the Rockwood Switcher was amazing!
Not sure of the location here, but the kudzu was about to devour the rails: I was down to Chattanooga to visit my good friend Steve Hayworth; may he rest in peace.
Late fall colors make for a backdrop as two standard cabs struggle to pull an eastbound ethanol train along the Magnolia Cutoff.
D791, bound for Brunswick, Maryland, passes by the westbound vintage B&O signal which protects CSX train movements over the NS H-line/CSX diamond.
There was a time when standard cab EMDs wearing classic paint schemes powered CSX's coal trains. Hard to believe that 20 years have passed since this photo was taken.
At dusk, the 8151 takes a spin on the turntable outside of the shop in Cumberland.