Full moon night at Sewell. A 14 minute exposure @ f8.0, ISO 100 taken just before midnight. For an earlier pre-moon view of the location from Chase Gunnoe, see photo 329447.
Night Meet at Moss Run. An empty Westbound grain awaits an Eastbound coal train to clear the single track at OX Cabin. Shot was taken with the use of a black card to let the engines come through... (more)
A silhouette within a silhouette perhaps? The falling Sun casts a warm background for this short movement and the crewman in the cab.
What do you get when you cross a thunderstorm with a sunset? A quick moment of wonderful lighting. "Jasmin" awaits permission from the C&O cantilever to proceed Eastbound into the yard at Low Mo... (more)
Westbound at OX Cabin. The fog begins to form following a thunderstorm, whose rain and lightning collaborated with a half moon to illuminate the scene. A 211 second exposure @ f4.0, ISO 100.
Early winter in Southern West Virginia. The exhaust attests to the power necessary to move 150 loads of coal upgrade through Big Bend Tunnel. Once the tunnel is cleared, it's mostly water level ... (more)
A cold morning at Hawks Nest. One Hundred and Fifty empty hoppers, and two locomotives round the sharpest curve on the old C&O at 10 mph.
Eastbound coal crossing the Greenbrier River. A lone cloud in near perfect position, obscuring a nearly full moon. The bridges' wavy shadow on the water reflects the pyramid stacking of steel pl... (more)
An Eastbound departs the yard office in Hinton. The pipe structure was used to fill the C&O E units with water, for steam generated heating on passenger trains. A 45 second exposure @ f8.0, ISO ... (more)
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.
One of Harsco's production grinders spends the night in the Westward Siding at St. Albans. A 120 second exposure @ f8.0, ISO 100
Evening Glint in Run 8
CSX with their light, and yours truly with mine. An Eastbound works its way through Big Bend Tunnel, while I paint the scene with a spotlight. A wide angle 388 second exposure @ f4.0, ISO 100
Westbound up the grade at Moss Run with a full load of rail.