Shenandoah Valley 8701 sits in the scrap yard at Cresson Steel Company, its fate unknown. Photo taken with permission.
If you rewind to 2015 you would find that both of these beauties looked nothing like they do today. They had seen better days. Both were in different colors and badly faded. 5940, an EMD GP9 buil... (more)
Even though it looks like this station is being torn down, it is really being dismantled to be rebuilt in nearby Weyers Cave for use at a farmers market. It was really showing its age for once se... (more)
Family Portrait! Three of Shenandoah Valley Railroad's locomotives take the weekend off.
Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad Alco RS-11 #367 and GP9 #5940 are on the main in Staunton, Virginia.
Emerging From the Forest The local switcher out of Verona rolls through the woods outside of Staunton on its return journey in the late afternoon, with the GP9, in the newest paint scheme... (more)
I got a tip from a railroad crewmen that the afternoon local was still working out around Verona, I headed that way and ran into it a few miles outside of town. Here it makes its way back toward S... (more)
With a paint scheme straight from the glory days of railroading, SVRR GP9 5940, originally built in 1970 for the C&O, leads the SVRR local back into Staunton. 5940 was recently repainted and renum... (more)
On a beautiful winter afternoon, a Shenandoah Valley Railway local returns to Staunton, VA after performing a switching operation in Verona, VA.
Shenandoah Valley 6512 in B&O colors.
Shenandoah Valley 40 pulls a long train of covered hoppers north from Fort Defiance on a bitter cold but clear winter morning. This unit is now repainted in an attractive blue scheme.
Chesapeake & Ohio GP9 No. 5940 dressed up for the Shenandoah Valley crosses over the SVRR's large trestle at Verona with 18 empty cars for the Buckingham Branch interchange at Staunton.
All lined up! Three of the Shenandoah Valley Railroad's locomotives pose side-by-side near company headquarters in Staunton. From left to right includes C&O EMD GP9 No. 5940, a N&W-inspired... (more)
Shenandoah Valley Railroad EMD GP9 No. 5940 heads for the BBRR interchange at Staunton with 18 cars in tow. Here, the train is passing a Dixie Gas & Oil truck, also an SVRR customer, as the train ... (more)
Vintage diesels still pull revenue freight... Shenandoah Valley Railroad's N&W-inspired Alco RS11 No. 367 and C&O-inspired EMD GP9 No. 5940 span the SVRR's largest trestle at Verona as they... (more)