Durbin & Greenbrier Valley's "New Tygart Flyer" passes a rock cut at Poe Run Road as it approaches Elkins on the return trip from the "High Falls of Cheat". According to RRPA, ... (more)
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley's "New Tygart Flyer" heads east through Faulkner (Bowden area) with an FP7/GP9E duo in command, representing the WM and B&O respectively. Just beyond this loca... (more)
Deadhead move from the depot in Elkins back to the yard in Belington.
The fog is settled just above the treeline making for hazardous road conditions on the freeway, perfect excuse to use the local road anyway....the railroad disappears into the wilderness not far f... (more)
Perhaps as close as we've come to a CSXT "Heritage" motor, ex-CSXT 118 nee-CRR 200 leads over what used to be CSXT trackage towards the depot in Elkins, a region rich in railroad history... (more)
Former CP 4071, sister to the "star" of "Silver Streak" (4070).
A pair of classic diesels couple to a passenger consist and prepare to move it to the passenger terminal in the West Virginia Central's Belington Yard. The lead is FP7 #67 and the trailer is for... (more)
The New Tygart Flyer crosses the recently rebuilt bridge over the Tygart River.
The "flyer" has just departed High Falls and makes its way onto the trestle over The Shavers Fork of The Cheat River.
The "flyer" glides across The Shavers Fork of The Cheat River.
The "flyer" glides through an extremely remote part of the WVC. In the heyday of the WM this was a "big" railroad town, now it is literally a ghost town.
The "flyer" tiptoes out of this 1500 foot long "S" curved tunnel. Note the permanent 5 mph restriction due to extremely tight clearances.
power is switching ends to push the train up to high falls, then pull it back to bellington