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.
A pair of A&O GP38-2s (3806/05) poses at Buckhannon on a sweltering September morning. As a gentleman at their little diesel shop told me, "it's too hot to run trains, we'll have some activit... (more)
Appalachian and Ohio GP38-2 #3805 and GATX GP38-2 #2670 are seen at the A&O shops in Buckhannon, WV.
Possibly the shortest chapter in Grafton, WV's railroad history is Watco's Appalachian & Ohio RR, which lasted barely over a year after a lease from CSX. The railroad used worn out ex UP/MP SD50s... (more)
Like many railfan trips, this day's forecast was "Sunny." While it did wind up that way later, the first train of the morning was found in foggy conditions brought on with cold fall air... (more)
A string of GATX leased units sits on the A&O Yard on a quiet Saturday morning.
A dying breed.. A B&O CPL dwarf protecting a spur leading off the A&O main at Berryburg displays a red indication.
The A&O helper spends the night in the pocket at Burnsville.
With 100 mtys in tow, a westbound A&O train with empty hoppers for the Brooks Run Mine rumbles across the Tygart Junction bridge that marks the confluence of the Tygart Valley and Buckhannon River... (more)