The Winchester and Western "Sandman" navigates the twists and turns of Gainesboro Hill along Hayfield Road in northwest Frederick County, VA.
Winchester and Western Hagerstown local heads back to Gore VA after interchanging with the Norfolk Southern in Hagerstown. Seen passing Gowers feed mill in Williamsport , MD
Sitting under a night sky, Winchester and Western number 709 sits and awaits for work the following day. Thanks to Joe Gonzalez for the lighting.
The engines are laying over for the weekend but come Sunday morning they will be brought to life as the work week begins.
W&W power idles in the snow near the old Corning Plant, including their "locomotive formerly known as a slug."
These 2 GP9's struggle up the Gainesboro grade toward Winchester. The train will lose it's front motor for some MOw equipment and make another train.
The Winchester to Hagerstown Turn approaching the NS Vardo Yard. Canon EOS 10D w/ 70-200mm F/4L lens. 1/320 sec @ F/5.6.
W&W 709 masquerades as PRR 709 at Penn Sand