After unloading crude oil at a refinery in Yorktown, empties roll westbound through Kenova underneath N&W's Portsmouth to Williamson mainline.
Breaking the silence of St. Albans, WV on the westbound return from Yorktown, VA a Canadian leader pulls the empty crude oil train enroute to North Dakota.
A somewhat rare 95' AC4400CW wearing the unification flag scheme, brings loaded oil cans east. This is one of one-hundred or so GE's the CP has leased out to the BNSF.
Descending from Scary Hill, eastbound crude oil loads ease into the curve approaching W.E. Dock. New oil trains have introduced foreign power to the C&O for the first time in many years. Destined ... (more)
It's Thursday afternoon and the local bar is packed, while I stay sober and watch an extra 292 rumble by on the mainline. Can't beat drinkin' beer and watching trains at the Grain Hopper!
At sunset, the 295 is on the move again at MP 115, having waited for another westbound to enter the yard at Glenwood just a few miles ahead.
CP 250 headed southbound.
CP Westbound freight arriving in Field BC
for a crew change
CP Westbound train
The SRS 138 rolls past CP 9512 as the engineer does a inspection
CP 9512 & CEFX 1047 in the siding