With shadows encroaching, 380 breaks through the treeline and hits a sunny patch at sunset.
As a kid growing up in Athens, I spent hours some days waiting at Armitage hoping for a train. Most of the time nothing showed up, but when I was lucky enough to catch a train, it made all the wai... (more)
A meet in Nitro? Really? Just like the good 'ole days, KN 380 takes the siding a Nitro while a northbound NS-powered coal train holds the main as two trains meet on Watco's Kanawha River Railroad ... (more)
Kanawha River Railroad southbound freight KN 381 rolls through the small town of Poca led by Watco-painted EMD SD40-2M No. 412 and a leased CEFX bluebird SD60.
WAMX 4211 and KN 381 knock down the signal at Bannon on their way into Columbus.
WAMX 4211 leads KN 381 west over Alum Creek and towards Norfolk Southern's Watkins Yard.
WAMX 4211 leads Kanawha River Railroad's 381 along the West Virginia Secondary and towards the diamond at Bannon.
The year 2016 has been quite a roller-coaster ride for fans of the former NYC West Virginia Secondary between Columbus, OH and near Summerville, WV via Athens, Point Pleasant, and Charleston. To k... (more)
The first revenue run... Watco's Kanawha River Railroad makes its inaugural run across rails formerly operated by Norfolk Southern on its West Virginia Secondary. Here, WAMX 411, an EMD SD4... (more)
As the light glimmer of light descends below the hills of Meigs County and glistens off the side of 4211 and 4213, Kanawha River Railroad manifest KN381 waits at the north end of Hobson Yard on th... (more)
On Kanawha River Railroad's (KNWA) first day of operation, they were off to busy start with switching the yard at Dickinson, one northbound qualifying run to Pt. Pleasant, WV and picked up a few c... (more)