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Abandoned & Forgotten
A display of the forgotten past left to rot, rust, and dissolve away in nature.
Photo Album By: Daniel Hopkins
 
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Photo ID: 305557

It's hard to believe this unique timber bridge is still standing. This very bridge has seen NYC steam locomotives, Penn Central diesels, and Conrail diesels. I am presuming that NS and the CBC&S w... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Coco, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 21, 2009


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By: Chase55671

Added: Nov 29, 2009

Views: 4,684
Comments: 1

Favorited: 11

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Photo ID: 305304

Mother Nature is doing a pretty good job of camouflaging a U-Boat nestled under the old Landmark Mining Loadout still standing at ESCO.

Railroad: Enterprise Coal Company
Locomotive: Unknown
Location: Esco, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 21, 2009


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By: David Price

Added: Nov 27, 2009

Views: 5,881
Comments: 6

Favorited: 31
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Photo ID: 305037

An old timber built bridge owned by Conrail sits just outside of Coco, WV slowly rotting away. The locals have ripped up the rail and replaced it with strips of wood, allowing their cars and ATV's... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Coco, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 21, 2009


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By: Chase55671

Added: Nov 23, 2009

Views: 8,971
Comments: 2

Favorited: 25

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Photo ID: 304783

They sure do have their hands full! The CBC&S RR has fulls plans of restoring this former Conrail line between Charleston and Sanderson, WV which is in severe condition. There are several location... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Pinch, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 21, 2009


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By: Chase55671

Added: Nov 21, 2009

Views: 5,607
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Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 304766

One of two tunnels on the "Kanawha & West" railroad. This line was originally owned by the Kanawha & West railroad before being taken over by the New York Central in later years. Infact, a small N... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Coalridge, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 21, 2009


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By: Chase55671

Added: Nov 21, 2009

Views: 13,085
Comments: 4

Favorited: 34

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Photo ID: 304653

Gone but not forgotten, this long string of Conrail boxcars rots away on the abandoned tracks at Rose yard.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: none
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 278657
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: November 14, 2009


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By: Marc-Anthony Gusman

Added: Nov 20, 2009

Views: 13,374
Comments: 8

Favorited: 42
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Photo ID: 301367

Shown is the old B&O Parkersburg Branch with two old rusty CLP's still standing.

Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 20, 2009


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By: Travis Giles

Added: Oct 23, 2009

Views: 4,916
Comments: 1

Favorited: 24
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Photo ID: 301208

Looking down the old B&O mainline in Parkersburg. This stretch of track was once used by hot shot TOFC trains, many priority freights, and even an Amtrak passenger train at one time. Special thank... (more)

Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 20, 2009


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By: Chase55671

Added: Oct 21, 2009

Views: 5,932
Comments: 3

Favorited: 20

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Photo ID: 293818

Rust slowly takes over an IC caboose which spends much of its time on a siding in the yard.

Railroad: Illinois Central Railroad
Locomotive: Caboose
Location: Mattoon, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: IC 199500
Train ID: None
Photo Date: August 09, 2009


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By: Doug Wolfe

Added: Aug 14, 2009

Views: 2,908
Comments: 0

Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 283443

You can see where the old Penn Central logo has been sanded off this venerable switcher.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD SW1
Location: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Locomotive #: CR 8537
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1976


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: May 12, 2009

Views: 3,396
Comments: 1

Favorited: 15


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Photo ID: 276601

Old GP at the dismantled Island Creek Coal Virginian Pocahontas operation. Several years ago a worker was killed on this engine while changing parts out when a large piece fell off the flatbed, ca... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: None
Location: Whitewood, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 1496
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 18, 2009


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By: B.A.Harrison

Added: Mar 20, 2009

Views: 6,751
Comments: 2

Favorited: 15
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Photo ID: 276461

Jewell Smokeless Coal loadout. Did I say coal?

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: None
Location: Whitewood, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 18, 2009


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By: B.A.Harrison

Added: Mar 19, 2009

Views: 2,673
Comments: 1

Favorited: 5
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Photo ID: 269782

Former Chesapeake & Ohio 6253 is slowly rusting away in a siding near Levisa Jct.

Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Millard, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: C&O 6253
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 01, 2009


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By: David Price

Added: Feb 01, 2009

Views: 4,997
Comments: 2

Favorited: 23
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Photo ID: 269475

January 31, 1979- CR 6407 was the leader and CR 6377 was the trailing unit of a Syracuse-Enola freight that rear-ended a stopped Buffalo-Enola freight. Both trains were to take the siding for a no... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Muncy, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6377
Train ID: SYEN
Photo Date: February 01, 1979


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By: Jim Appleman

Added: Jan 30, 2009

Views: 9,367
Comments: 1

Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 260251

Before the big Alco's were scraped for good, they went to Mingo Junction to perform heavy duty mineral hauling on Conrail.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: Alco C630
Location: Mingo Junction, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: RDG 5308
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1976


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Nov 15, 2008

Views: 6,364
Comments: 2

Favorited: 14
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