North bound through the South Branch Valley, this ex-N&W GP9 rebuild tags along at the end of a freight lead by two other Geeps. With beautiful farmland and mountain valleys and of course a great ... (more)
Bingo night in Romney? Certainly enough old timers in one spot to get the notion. From left to right is freshly repainted B&O(PEX) 722 (built as B&LE 722 in 9/1952), C&O(SBVR) 8016 (built as CRR 8... (more)
SBVR Alco MRS-1 No. 28 and caboose lay over at Green Spring, WV on October 20, 1980.
A northbound SBVR freight climbs a short grade at Springfield, WV on October 20, 1980 with Alco MRS-1 No. 28.
A northbound SBVR freight rounds a curve near West Romney, WV on October 20, 1980 with Alco MRS-1 No. 28.
southbound SBVR train meets Lerro Photo freight south of Romney
A three unit helper set shoves a 58 car unit grain train from Green Spring, WV to Pilgrams Pride in Moorefield, WV.
This one was resting as the train was handled by an MRS-1.
After a heavy rainstorm, SBVR's latest and greatest power blasts through a tight section of the line's north end nearing its destination of the CSX interchange at Greenspring.
Overpowered? Maybe, but just the right train length for this shot rolling north through the South Branch Valley.
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.
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.
Sweet evening light in downtown Petersburg
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.