Sunrail motor #104 is delivered by CSX this afternoon. The new Sunrail commuter trains are testing with the system will opening to the public on 5/1/2014.
"Rock Runner" K751 passes through Weverton on its way back from the Shenandoah Subdivision. The three GP40-2's and GP38 made this seem like the Chessie days!
One of my neighbors from up the street is at the throttle of the empty rock runner, easing the train out of the Harpers Ferry Tunnel and onto the 1893 Penncoyd thru-truss bridge during the run to ... (more)
Creeping along the tree lined banks of the Shenandoah River, the rock runner heads south back towards the quarry.
The engineer prepairs for a reverse move to store the stone cars on the "hill".
The conductor counts cars as the Runner of the Rock drops downgrade towards the quarry.
The Runner of the Rock enters the Shenandoah Sub at Harpers Ferry on the return trip to Millville Quarry with a string of empty Aggregate Hoppers
CSX GP40-2 6135, ex B&O 4236, along with two sister GP40-2's pull the 30 car "Millville Digger" across the 1893 Pencoyd Thru-truss bridge at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
A CSX GP40-2 idles in the sweet lowlight at Pearson.
6135 pauses as the conductor flags the crossing.
The 6135 leads the 2-3 time weekly local down some VERY rough track.
The 6135 leads the 2-3 time weekly local down the branch.
CSXT 6135 runs a string of cars out of the Fostoria mixing center longhood forward.