A quad set of first generation GP's take to the hills as the Winchester and Western "Sandman" hauls twenty empty hoppers destined for the mine at Gore, VA. The train has just turned away... (more)
The eastbound Sandman huffs and puffs up Gainesboro Hill from Back Creek Valley. Seen here passing the siding that is currently used by MoW. Back in the day, trains would leave a cut here and doub... (more)
After dropping off the empties from Winchester at the shops at Gore about a quarter mile east, the crew heads towards the sand mine. As it approaches the loaded hoppers in the distance, a truck ve... (more)
With 28 empties in tow, the Winchester and Western "Sandman" twists and turns on the original right of way as it climbs up Gainsboro Hill on it's trek to the base at Gore, VA.
In July o... (more)
On the joint CSX/WW mainline through downtown Winchester. The locomotives have just passed the former B&O Station and WW Headquarters on it's way to taking 28 empties back to Gore.
The Winchester and Western "Sandman" runs on CSX trackage through downtown Winchester on hot Friday July 5, 2013 on its way back to Gore, VA.
Off Indian Hollow Road in western Frederick County, VA the W&W "Sandman" begins its climb uphill out of the Hogue Creek Valley in it's journey towards Gainsboro at the top of the grade in July 201... (more)
The Winchester and Western "Sandman" reaches the end of it's return run at the WW shops in Gore, VA on a hot July afternoon.
Ex -ConRail GP10 with one-of-a-kind slug!!!
W&W engines 572 and 709 idle as they are preped to begin the local switching and run to Vardo yard for interchange with the NS. Thks DK.
Winchester & Western's Virginia Division power sits in Inwood, WV on a sunny Saturday.
Please change "Gore Engine Shop" to "W&W Virginia Division". Thanks