The crew of a mine run were all on the ground looking at the results of a practical joke on the engineer. While working the B&O interchange at Tunnelton, one of the trainmen strapped about 10 tra... (more)
The climb on the WVN to to the B&O interchange at Tunnelton, WV was a brutal one and five or six loaded hoppers was the limit for the two switchers. On May 5, 1978, a mine run was struggling upgr... (more)
The morning fog was beginning to lift when the WVN went to work on the morning of May 5, 1978 with SW1200 No. 52 and NW2 No. 50. The facility was an interesting mix with a modern diesel shop resi... (more)
The 1200 is winding up at the Franklin St crossing for the trip to Mill 5 as the conductor throws a wave.
As it leaves the Dry-sort yard the 1201 is crossing Hanks Lake Road heading back to Shelton. Mt Washington and Mt Ellinor are seen in the distance.
How many railroaders does it take to turn a locomotive? Well if you're using an armstrong turntable to turn a SW1200, apparently it takes four. With the major part of the railroad out of servic... (more)
Family portrait, thanks for the ride guys!
Dynamic brake equipped switcher pulling hard.