Summer nights in the New River Gorge... With the milky way overhead, eastbound export coal loads slice through the darkness at Claremont along CSX's New River mainline in southern West Virginia. T... (more)
The Montgomery Fire Department presents a water cannon salute to Amtrak conductor Dennis Gleason who was on his final trip eastbound on the New River Train, pictured here in Montgomery, W.Va., on ... (more)
After successfully coupling the train, obtaining three-step protection, and with the blue flag protection down, private car owner Borden Black steps out on her platform to give a 'two thumbs up' a... (more)
With fall colors starting to change, the 2017 New River Train led by three heritage P42DCs and 30 private cars rolls along the New River at Hawks Nest.
Retired Amtrak conductor Dennis Gleason signs a fresh brown egg after the successful coupling of three Amtrak P42DCs into the west end of the 30-car New River Train. The egg tradition was started ... (more)
With 30 privately owned cars in tow, three Amtrak heritage P42DCs lead the 2017 New River Train west through Sandstone, W.Va.
Three Amtrak heritage P42DCs run around their 30-car passenger consist on the C&O main in Hinton during the 2017 New River Train excursions.
With three of Amtrak's 40th anniversary heritage locomotives leading the way, the 2017 New River Train battles wind and a cold rain as it barrels through downtown Thurmond on its way to Huntington... (more)
CSX crews swap out at Hinton's 'Tool Car' before continuing west to Huntington. In the background, the Collis P. Huntington's annual New River Train sits in front of the crew base after de-boardin... (more)
An Amtrak mechanic steps down from Amtrak Phase III heritage P42DC No. 145 as a pair of KCS-run through Southern Belles arrive in Hinton, W.Va., on main two. In a railroad town predominantly in CS... (more)
The Westbound trip of the New River train passes the C&O station and a tied down coal train at Prince.
The 4th and final day of the 2017 New River Train excursions crosses the New River Bridge at Hawks Nest State Park.
A salute to summer... Amtrak's westbound Cardinal No. 51 spans the New River at Hawks Nest on its way to Chicago from New York City on Labor Day Weekend. The train has nearly complet... (more)
Passing through historic downtown Thurmond, WV, CSX train Q303 proceeds West towards Russell, KY with Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit Savanah & Atlanta in the lead.
Deep in the heart of the New River Gorge, Q303 passes through the small tucked away town of Thurmond, passing the Amtrak Station with Norfolk Southern's Savannah & Atlanta heritage unit leading th... (more)