Walked around Main Street in Thurmond hoping to catch a train coming under the signal bridge. After nothing came I went back to check out the restored depot. While reading about the history, the s... (more)
Stumbled upon this pair of engines on the way to Thurmond.
The eastbound Cardinal approaches Thurmond Station on a beautiful fall like morning. The Cardinal picked up 17 boy scouts in Thurmond this day for a quick train ride over to Prince.
A set of three EMD 4 axle units lead an Eastbound coal train thru the timeless town of Thurmond, WV.
An empty Coal Train rests on the bridge at Thurmond. RJ Corman will retrieve the train, and take it to load Sunday Night. The lead unit is a de-rated and re-classed former ES44DC. A 360 second ... (more)
A U276 coal train peeks around the shadows passing the Thurmond station on a busy Sunday morning on the last day of our trip.
Look. Listen. Live. Operation Lifesaver.
A westbound grain train heads by the old bank of Thurmond.
As a near full moon lights up the C&O trestle in Thurmond and the New River rushes up stream from below, I patiently wait for my exposure to end. To my surprise, relying on light only provided by ... (more)
Semaphores at sunset.
A massive C&O cantilever displays a pair of stop signals while Thurmond main street lingers in the background.
A pair of RJ Corman Tunnel Motors spend the night tied down at the yard office in Thurmond. Scene lit by a 2 million cande light power spotlight.
An old GE veteran pushes the propane train through Thurmond.
An Eastbound approaches the Fairbanks-Morse coaling tower in Thurmond. The heavy fog gives life to the locomotives headlights. A 36 second exposure @ f5.6, ISO 400.
A pair of RJ Corman SD40T-2's have work to do at the yard in Thurmond. The sun has just popped above the mountaintops to the east to light up these bright red engines.