KN381 peers through Wilson Tunnel, the third of six tunnels it will pass through on its run to Columbus.
The mountains are still glowing as the sun sinks lower behind them, while WAMX 3921 waits for its next job in Dickinson Yard. The former Western Maryland GP35 may not be on its home rails, but it ... (more)
Back in Conrail days, the West Virginia Secondary was comparatively humming. So much so, that they installed a siding in Carpenter for helpers to duck into between shoving coal trains up the line.... (more)
A break in the clouds lights up KN380 as they roll south through the barren winter landscape.
KN380 has just emerged from New Lexington tunnel and is slithering south towards Moxahala. The train will pass through five more tunnels before arriving in Hobson.
381 bursts out of Wilson Tunnel, shooting exhaust smoke into the air.
KN381 has just crested the ruling grade on the West Virginia Secondary, located inside of Moxahala Tunnel. This remote spot often finds some amazing sounds, as EMDs battle the grade with long trai... (more)
Wet rail, loose leaves, and slippery SD60s...today, they made it up the hill fine. As fall progresses and the leaves continue to drop, this climb may become more difficult.
The first snow of the season is gripping the trees, lighting up the scene in Carpenter as 381 heads for Columbus.
It's November, and the last of the fall color is fading. But the setting sun burst through the trees, lighting up the leaves as 381 heads north.
An ex-NS SD60 rattles the few remaining windows of the old Carpenter general store as snow starts to pick up.
381 winds through the little town of Moxahala on its run north to Columbus. A few minutes ago the train passed through Moxahala Tunnel, located on the ruling grade of this line.
KN381 exits Wilson, one of six tunnels on the West Virginia Secondary, in the first snowfall of winter.
An early KN380 runs through the rolling hills of southeastern Ohio, on the scenic West Virginia Secondary.
KN380 rolls into West Virginia, crossing the Ohio River with Point Pleasant now under its wheels. Completed in 1885, this bridge has carried countless cars from several railroads, and hopefully it... (more)