A famous location, from a rarely visited spot. A westbound empty hopper train snakes its way along the New River during an early spring snowfall. The bridge pictured, is the one and only New Riv... (more)
A surprise heavy snowfall made the 4am trip down to catch a westbound heading towards Hinton completely worth it. A special thanks goes out to my cat Lucy, who aroused me from sleep and made this... (more)
A mile and a half long empty hopper train appears to be a mere toy in the 1800 foot deep New River Gorge. While not as pretty as full foliage, the bare trees of Winter allow a great view of the t... (more)
West Absolute Signal Pence Springs, population zero. Alone with my thoughts while the camera paints a scene invisible to the naked eye. The crescent moon obscured by a layer of clouds, coupled w... (more)
Q303 pauses beside a freshly painted geep and slug set.
Heading across the only large rail + road bridge in West Virginia. The conductor is hanging on the rear, and heading into the approaching snow on the far bank. I wonder how many people have made... (more)
Coasting effortlessly towards home.
Standing on main street in downtown Thurmond.
Standing track side in a cold rain while holding an umbrella over the camera and forsaking my dryness, I couldn't help but ask myself "Why?". Ninety seconds later I had my answer. Westbound thro... (more)
A thin layer of river fog works to reflect a clear signal that's awaiting an approaching eastbound train. The large concrete pier is all that remains of the giant cantilever that came down when d... (more)
A little train in a big canyon! The Eastbound Cardinal exits "The Dries" at Hawks Nest Dam. The Dries were a result of water from the New River being diverted through a tunnel, to a downstream p... (more)
Patience rewarded. Four hours spent watching the snow fall yielded the prize; a westbound mty train crossing the New River.
Tied down after a hard day's work.
The final letter in Passenger pulling for the N&W. Born too late, and killed twice too soon.
Two of the N&W's finest displayed near their birthplace.