Those U30C's sure could smoke! Or maybe it's the Lima 2-8-4 that's on the next track.
Thunderstorms dance around the Kanawha River valley painting the sky and highlighting unique low hanging cloud structure during an unusual nighttime August thunderstorm.
After bringing coal empties from Newport News to the coalfields of rural Elk Run, three locomotives run light by the St. Albans Depot, westbound on the C&O main. A BNSF visitor to these parts is a... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Cardinal No. 50 passes the C&O depot in St. Albans on its early morning run toward Washington D.C. from Chicago. The train will make stops at Charleston, Montgomery, Thur... (more)
Westbound crude oil empties led by two CSX ES44AC's slice through the interlocking at Coal Dock, westbound on the C&O mainline to Russell, Ky. The oil empties are enroute to the Bakken oil fields ... (more)
With a half moon illuminating partly cloudy skies, a westbound loaded coal train exits the Coal River Subdivision with an approach slow signal at "Indian", CLF 1.0 on the railroad's form... (more)
Crossing the Coal River and into downtown St. Albans, brand new BNSF SD70ACe No. 8477 leads an eastbound crude oil on the former C&O main to Hinton. The loaded train is enroute to the Yorktown, Va... (more)
Westbound on the former Chesapeake & Ohio main in downtown St. Albans, Canadian Pacific AC400 No. 9838 leads grain empties by the historic St. Albans Depot.
2014 was the uprising of crude-by-rail shipments In a coal dominant region, a trio of vibrant BNSF locomotives, including brand new ES44AC No. 8093 leads a westbound crude empty through dow... (more)
Rolling westbound through downtown St. Albans on the former Chesapeake & Ohio mainline, a Newport News, Virginia to Scoville, Idaho DODX move containing Irradiated Radioactive Material receives an... (more)
The year 2014 introduced more variety in foreign power and lashups on the former C&O mainline in West Virginia in a number of years, attributed to a sharp increase in crude-by-rail shipments throu... (more)
Westbound on the former Chesapeake & Ohio mainline, former Union Pacific SD45 No. 3634, now CITX No. 2811 leads a westbound grain empty through St. Albans with a genuine EMD consist.
Breaking the silence of the nigh in St. Albans, CSX train T699 makes some noise for the railroad crossings through the town.
After completing work along the Big Marsh Fork Subdivision, and parts of the Big Coal Subdivision, a CSX Maintenance of Way train proceeds West through St. Albans, WV on a Summer evening.
Single engine on the daily Q303.