The A&O Grafton turn departs the trans load in Buckhannon.
With empty boxcars headed for Flatwoods to be loaded with lumber, the A&O Flatwoods turn breaks the silence in the small unincorporated community of Gem.
13.4 miles left to Berkeley Run Junction, and three A&O geeps are hauling 80 loads of coal past the intermediate signals in Phillipi. This line is the last place to find B&O CPLs in West Virginia,... (more)
Do you think they lose cable every time a train passes? I'd live there anyway, gladly! Three A&O geeps arrive in Alexander to pick up 80 cars of West Virginia coal from the Beech Mountain.
A&O train Z812-26 is navigating alongside the Tygart Valley River in Philippi enroute to load 80 cars of export coal.
If you blinked, you missed this one. CSX leased its Cowen and Pickens Subdivisions west of Grafton to Watco, operating as the Appalachian & Ohio Railroad. This was a pretty significant acquisiti... (more)
A&O train Z812 heads westbound at Berkeley Run Junction with 80 empty coal hoppers.
80 coal hoppers with 4 A&O jeeps crosses the Pleasent Creek bridge bound for Carter Roag mine to load with coal.
Pulling 80 empty coal hoppers from Grafton yard, A&O 3806 leads the train on to Carter Roag for loading.
A&O train Z818-18 westbound in Philippi.
The historic covered bridge in Philippi is a beautiful piece of history and well maintained. A&O train Z818 passes by with 80 empty coal hoppers
Passing the small community of Boulder, A&O leads 80 coal empties along the Buckhannon River.
With the spring colors blooming, A&O train Z818 is on its way to Carter Roag mine with 80 empty coal cars for loading.
A&O train Z812-03 heads eastbound passing Philippi WV on its way to Grafton to interchange with CSX in the last light of the day.
Appalachian and Ohio locomotives sitting in the yard in Buckhannon, WV.