Crossing over the swollen Potomac River along the Magnolia Cutoff is the eastbound Capitol Limited. A month ago, this area received a tremendous amount of rain and the river itself was out of its ... (more)
Two former Southern Rwy diesels lead a westbound empty hopper train out of Welch tunnel and across the Tug River. B23-7, 3980, was 1 of 54 units built between 1978 and 1981. SD40, 3200, was built ... (more)
Empty rock train NS U73 crosses the Oakvale Trestle on the former Virginian Railway's P-D District.
The Wild, Wonderful World of Watco... Watco crews lead an empty run-through NS coal train across the former Virginian main at Sweeneysburg, W.Va., led by six leased Norfolk Southern EMD SD6... (more)
Spanning the Ohio River, three Watco SD40-2MS lead KN 381 across the Point Pleasant bridge and into the state of Ohio from West Virginia. This is the first Kanawha River-operated 381 to run north.... (more)
Before the Potomac Eagle
When the State of West Virginia purchased the B&O line from Green Spring to Morefield, It found a pair of army surplus MRS1’s to power the South Branch Va... (more)
Having just left Gilbert for Elmore, empty Progress Energy coal train 769 rolls across the bridge over Route 97 at the intersection of US 52. Due to the closing of the Princeton-Deepwater District... (more)
A R.J. Corman crew runs a freshly loaded train down to the junction for CSX pick up later on.
Eastbound loaded coal train 83E exits Twin Branch #2 and crosses the Tug Fork.
J59 trio rolls over the Tug Fork and ducks into Roderfield Tunnel...
NS 211 Croxton, NJ to Atlanta, GA intermodal crosses the Potomac River from Maryland into West Virginia. Leading the train is UP 4526, UP 8820, NS 7000 and the NS 1069 (Virginian) for power.
While most people in the tri-state were nice and cozy in their warm homes...A couple of friends and I decided to go out in the middle of the storm and get some pictures. Attached below, CSXT 3230 ... (more)
A slightly overpowered local freight with one load is led by an ex-B&O GP40 built in 1971. This engine was rebuilt in 1979 as a GP40M-2, and ended up on the SP/UP as their nos. 7128/1506.
Q135 crosses a snow and ice covered Greenbrier River at Lowell.
Bringing the 1st cut of loads from the mine down the valley, The Beech Mountain Railroad's Alco S-2 "Old 113" eases across one of the Beech Mountain's infamous "Submarine" Brid... (more)