Having dropped off a few cars at the interchange wye with CSX. Train 86 begins its journey north towards Hagerstown, MD
The engines of the W&W sit quietly for the weekend but come Sunday morning they will be brought to life as the work week begins. This scene was caught in a 175 second open shutter at 200 iso and 8... (more)
The engines are laying over for the weekend but come Sunday morning they will be brought to life as the work week begins.
After putting together the days train. 2182 begins to pull out of Corning Yard and make its trek north towards Hagerstown.
Between the Potomac River and Vardo Yard, the WW passes through farmland and rural neighborhoods. This crossing south of Interstate 81 still carries the former CVRR milepost designations as this t... (more)
Train 86 weaves its way through downtown Martinsburg and is about to pass by the former Cumberland Valley Railroad Station along King Street. The station was built in 1889 as part of the rail line... (more)
It is just before sunrise on a cool late summer morning and the crew of Winchester and Westerns Hagerstown turn has just arrived. The engineer is seen here inspecting his power before the days wor... (more)
Climbing up grades reaching 2.0% the short "Sandman" run to Winchester from Gore passes by open fields and follows along Back Creek.
Running down the northeastern flank of Great North Mountain
The Winchester and Western "Sandman" bringing loads from the mine at Gore comes around a curve halfway between Hayfield and Winchester. This line is part of the original RoW of the old W&W and tra... (more)