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WINCHESTER & WESTERN
My collection of photos of the short line railroad's Virginia Division.
Photo Album By: Jon Wright
 
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Photo ID: 723279

The Sandman pulls up the grade at Round Hill west of Winchester on the afternoon of Thursday, September 12, 2019. Word has come that the new parent company Omnitrax has stored a very good portion... (more)

Railroad: Winchester & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP10
Location: Round Hill, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: WW 572
Train ID: SANDMAN
Photo Date: September, 2019


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Added: Jan 20, 2020

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Photo ID: 709719

The Winchester and Western strolls through Winchester, VA with empties in tow for the sand mine at Gore on Tuesday September 3, 2019.

Railroad: Winchester & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP10
Location: Winchester, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: WW 575
Train ID: SANDMAN
Photo Date: September, 2019


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Added: Sep 12, 2019

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Photo ID: 709420

On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 we find the Winchester and Western turning from Hogue Creek. The "Sandman" runs into Indian Hollow to begin the westward climb up Gainesboro Hill, the fin... (more)

Railroad: Winchester & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP10
Location: hAYFIELD, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: WW 575
Train ID: SANDMAN
Photo Date: September, 2019


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Added: Sep 09, 2019

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Photo ID: 701929

The conductor of 86 looks down on the Potomac River as the Winchester and Western train crosses high overhead from WV into MD. He told me earlier he always looks for turtles in the clear water bel... (more)

Railroad: GATX Locomotive Group
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Williamsport, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: GMTX 2256
Train ID: WW 86
Photo Date: June, 2019


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Added: Jul 02, 2019

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Photo ID: 697358

The Winchester and Western "Sandman" navigates the twists and turns of Gainesboro Hill along Hayfield Road in northwest Frederick County, VA.

Railroad: Winchester & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Gainesboro, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: WW 709
Train ID: Sandman
Photo Date: May, 2019


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Added: May 18, 2019

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Photo ID: 691396

Winchester and Western 86 was running late this evening by about an hour. It made for this incredible scene as it crossed the Potomac River into Maryland just before sunset on its way to Hagerstow... (more)

Railroad: Winchester & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP38
Location: Williamsport, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: WW 2182
Train ID: CSXT E792, MARC P873
Photo Date: March, 2019


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Added: Mar 20, 2019

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Photo ID: 678831

The Winchester and Western's original mainline between Gore and Winchester follows the twists and turns of the rural countryside. Here The Sandman with high hood GP9 498 leading exits Indian Hollo... (more)

Railroad: Winchester & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Hayfield, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: WW 498
Train ID: Sandman
Photo Date: October, 2018


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Added: Nov 26, 2018

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Photo ID: 677318

The Winchester and Western Sandman takes 12 loads to Winchester. Here passing the barn near Hayfield, VA.

Railroad: Winchester & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Hayfield, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: WW 498
Train ID: Sandman
Photo Date: October, 2018


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Added: Nov 13, 2018

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Photo ID: 670946

The big bright orb in the sky tried to make an appearance here so with filtered sunlight the train entered the scene by this famous pastoral scene on the Winchester and Western. The Sandman train ... (more)

Railroad: Winchester & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Gainesboro, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: WW 459
Train ID: Sandman
Photo Date: September, 2018


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Added: Sep 17, 2018

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Photo ID: 670523

The Sandman train climbing Gainesboro Hill with an EMD trio and 15 loads in tow on its way to Winchester, VA.

Railroad: Winchester & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Gainesboro, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: WW 459
Train ID: Sandman
Photo Date: September, 2018


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Added: Sep 14, 2018

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Photo ID: 670176

After an almost two hour wait for the eastbound Sandman, a couple friends and I backtracked back to Gore to find it empty. Well, you know how the story goes once you decide to leave. We came back ... (more)

Railroad: Winchester & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Hayfield, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: WW 2182
Train ID: Sandman
Photo Date: August, 2018


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Added: Sep 11, 2018

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Photo ID: 668992

A quad set of first generation GP's take to the hills as the Winchester and Western "Sandman" hauls twenty empty hoppers destined for the mine at Gore, VA. The train has just turned away... (more)

Railroad: Winchester & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP10
Location: Hayfield, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: WW 572
Train ID: Sandman
Photo Date: August, 2018


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Added: Aug 30, 2018

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Photo ID: 668794

The South Branch Valley Railroad runs a course of 52 miles along the Potomac Valley's scenic landscape. Perhaps none more than this one was the short train approaches Petersburg, WV and the end of... (more)

Railroad: South Branch Valley Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP38-3
Location: Petersburg, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SBVR 101
Train ID: NA
Photo Date: August, 2018


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Added: Aug 28, 2018

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Photo ID: 668298

The eastbound Sandman huffs and puffs up Gainesboro Hill from Back Creek Valley. Seen here passing the siding that is currently used by MoW. Back in the day, trains would leave a cut here and doub... (more)

Railroad: Winchester & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP10
Location: Gainesboro, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: WW 572
Train ID: Sandman
Photo Date: July, 2018


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Added: Aug 24, 2018

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Photo ID: 666053

After dropping off the empties from Winchester at the shops at Gore about a quarter mile east, the crew heads towards the sand mine. As it approaches the loaded hoppers in the distance, a truck ve... (more)

Railroad: Winchester & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP10
Location: Gore, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: WW 572
Train ID: Sandman
Photo Date: July, 2018


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By: Jon Wright

Added: Jul 31, 2018

Views: 5,194
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