C&O EMD SD40 #7534 was originally built in 1971. CSX donated the locomotive to the Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society after being restored at the Huntington, WV Locomotive Shop in 2017. It was r... (more)
The yard job works the east end while an empty coal train is stopped on the main line.
Pictured is the C&O Railway Heritage Center, the Town of Clifton Forge and the Alleghany Highlands. Photo taken from the A Street Bridge.
Eastbound grain train G79719 (Columbus, OH - Portsmouth, VA) approaching Clifton Forge Yard.
C&O 7534 and the Erie 400 Pullman on display at Smith Creek Yard.
Eastbound coal train T23320 (Danville, WV to Newport News, VA) passing the C&O Historical Society Railway Heritage Center at Smith Creek Yard. In the background are C&O SD40 #7534 and J3a 4-8-4 Gr... (more)
Preserved COHS railroad equipment on display at the C&O Railway Heritage Center's Smiths Creek Yard. Pictured is cosmetically restored SD40 #7534 and J3a 4-8-4 Greenbrier #614.
Showroom quality! It had been CSX 4617 (SD40), but it was born as Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad 7534 in March, 1971. With the support of CSX, the shop forces in Huntington, WV cosmetically restored t... (more)
The next chapter of this loco has been determined. With full restoration (minus traction motors) the C&O loco's new home is now the C&O Historical Society. No suitable RR was found to finish the r... (more)
An EMD GP40-2 leads another EMD unit and a GE on a westbound freight as it departs Clifton Forge on a beautiful fall morning.
A set of brand new SD50s ease a unit grain train down the base of Allegheny grade past Low Moor, Virginia and into Clifton Forge yard.
A CSX geometry train pulls into Clifton Forge on a beautiful day in early spring, passing the C&O Heritage Center and a GE working the yard.
The Chessie System livery was undoubtedly one of the most color rich, some would say gaudy paint schemes in modern American railroading. This photographer loved that the colors could shine in almo... (more)