Sometimes just hanging out trackside for a little while longer brings success. I was about to call it a day as I had flown from Australia the day before and was rather jet lagged. I thought I wou... (more)
An eastbound mixed freight passes under the ex-Western Maryland's Keystone Viaduct at Keystone, Pa. The Great Allegheny Passage hiking/biking trail now utilizes the Viaduct.
Q358 struggles upgrade through the S curve approaching Keystone.
Nevada Northern No. 93 emerges from Robinson canyon and approaches the wye at Keystone
A long string of loaded coal hoppers rolls through Keystone WV past the UMWA Union Hall on its way to Bluefield WV. Some of the members of the local union hall may very well be the same people wh... (more)
Morning fog is in the air as csx eastbound is climbing the grade at keystone headed to sandpatch.
An eastbound rack train coils upgrade through McDowell County, WV coal country in 1992. Until 1959/60--when GP9s and RS11s finally took over completely--N&W Y-class compound 2-8-8-2s held sway on ... (more)
A peek behind the curtain, which is used by the Russian owned Mechel Bluestone Coal Company in downtown Keystone WV to shield the citizens from dust and to look a little more aesthetically pleasin... (more)
Filming the pilot episode of "The Big Valley"
Two CSX "Logomotives" 983 and 984 shove hard on
U 823 on the west slope of Sand Patch, 130 loads, two GE's up front.
Coal passing coal. Empty hopper train 755 passes the large prep plant at Keystone.
With the tunnel construction curfew out of the way for the day 17M follows the fleet of westbounds already ahead past the coal prep plant at Keystone.
Engineer has just been dropped off, and is unlocking one of the new ES44AC's, which are being tested in pusher service.
Pushers roll through the sleepy little town of Keystone.
The one unit wonder pusher on the rear of 194 passes the prep plant at Keystone on its slow journey up to the top of the Elkhorn grade.