Passing through a residential section of Eleanor, UP ES44AC No. 8105 and an NS SD70 lead a loaded coal train northbound along the Kanawha River Railroad on tracks formerly used by Norfolk Southern... (more)
Northbound on the Kanawha River Railroad, UP ES44AC No. 8105 leads a coal train toward Hobson, Ohio, from the coalfields of southern West Virginia. While operated by Watco crews, this coal train i... (more)
Running more than 15 minutes ahead of schedule, Amtrak's westbound Cardinal No. 51 heads for Huntington, W.Va., from Charleston, W.Va., on the CSX's ex-C&O mainline. With a scheduled arriva... (more)
Nearly completing its run form Portsmouth, Ohio, to Williamson, W.Va., the Norfolk Southern OCS, led by NS F9(A) No. 4270 leans into Naugatuck on the former N&W Kenova District mainline.
With Norfolk Southern executives on board, NS 4270 leads the company's office car special down the former Norfolk & Western Kenova District through Prichard, W.Va., south of Kenova on its way to B... (more)
With many of its siblings in storage or in the deadline, CSX EMD SD40-2 No. 8856 earns its keep during this July 3rd perspective on the head end of CSX Q302 in the South Charleston yard. The train... (more)
It's rather unusual to catch an EMD SD40-2 leading a Class I railroad freight train today. Here, CSX Q302 with CSX EMD SD40-2 No. 8856 and SD40-3 No. 4326 drops off a cut of 36 cars at the South C... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Cardinal No. 51 barrels alongside the seemingly deserted streets of downtown Charleston during the 4th of July holiday weekend. The train, which is running only about 50 ... (more)
With AEP's John E. Amos Power Plant in the background, the third northbound coal train on the Kanawha River Railroad for the week rolls through Black Betsy just north of Poca. The coal-fired power... (more)
Amid a railroad landscape that is constantly changing with modernization's to infrastructure or the restructuring of how obscure railroads operate, there's only one constant guaranteed in Appalach... (more)
Amtrak EMD F59PHI No. 456 leads a southbound Pacific Surfliner through Encinitas on its way to San Diego from Los Angeles.
Running a few minutes ahead of schedule, Amtrak's westbound Cardinal No. 51 blows through St. Albans at dusk.
During the annual RiverFest events in the Kanawha Valley in Nitro, Kanawha River Railroad EMD GP39-2 No. 3901 sits adjacent to the railroad's small yard office in Nitro. The local, which is a on a... (more)
Bird watching... Amtrak's westbound Cardinal No. 51 eases into view as Charleston Station Agent Matt Crouch waits to load the Chicago-bound train with luggage. Nearly two dozen people will ... (more)
At daybreak, Norfolk & Western 4-6-0 No. 382 barrels across the Strasburg country side during a series of morning photo runbys coordinate by Pete Lerro of Lerro Productions.