Coal is moving again in Peach Creek. Lots of MTY's and power to move them into the coalfields. One can still see the turntable in the photo. The new office was built a few years ago.
Two veteran B&O GP30s take a respite from mine run duties at the C&O coalfield terminal at Peach Creek, WV. The last C&O 2-6-6-2s and 0-10-0s in steam worked here in 1956.
The Kings of Peach Creek sit pretty for a weekend portrait. Renovations are ongoing at PC, as the Peach Creek Yard Office building has been razed (gasp!), and a newer building to replace it is alm... (more)
The Peach Creek Yard Office.
As the use of coal fades away, the once busy Peach Creek Yard is almost empty today. Only one coal train graces the yard.
Two units sit beside the yard office at Peach Creek.
A soon to be helper unit drags the empty coal train forward so the head end power can attach.
Uneventful day in Peach Creek Yard...
Chessie still sleeps in the once bustling Peach Creek Yard in the Logan Coal Fields.
Power waits out the weekend in Peach Creek Yard. Note the vintage houses overlooking this once bustling yard and community, the heart of the Logan Coal Fields. This field was one of the most produ... (more)
Plenty of power sits waiting on assignments into the coalfields.
This MTY coal train waits in the yard. It is to load at Buffalo Creek later after the curfew is lifted.
The coal market is bad right now but the coal is still moving thru the Peach Creek Yard for now.
A coal train awaits its next assignment into the coalfields of southern W.Va. Only a shell of the former shop remains in the background.
A single unit rests in front of the Peach Creek yard office.