Empties for the R.J. Corman Loup Creek branch sit idling at the E.E. Rush Run Siding, waiting for an early morning crew to arrive. A full moon and passing clouds help contribute to the depth of th... (more)
Disrupting the silence in downtown Nitro at the early morning hour of 2am, a severe thunderstorm rolls across the Kanawha Valley, bringing with it an impressive lightning show. The single yard eng... (more)
Breaking the nighttime silence in the bottom of the New River Gorge at Thurmond, eastbound grain loads slice through the summer haze, left behind after a series of thunderstorms earlier in the eve... (more)
At the beginning of Railfan Weekend 2013, the MSRLHA hosted a small charter along the West Virginia Central Railroad. Here, a B&O GP9 is seen pulling a freight train during a photo run-by about 10... (more)
During the blue hour this westbound train crawls around the tight curves as it works it's way through the New River Gorge.
A Westbound empty grain crosses a muddy Hawks Nest Lake.
A bright future shines bright through a white scene as CSX 8514 helps push a long coal drag Westbound through Dickerson Station during a heavy snow. 8514, an SD50, has since been repainted into t... (more)
An empty coal train pulls out of Clifton Forge bound for Hinton
the M&K helper pushes against 80 Eastbound loads at Kingwood Tunnel near the top of Newburg Grade.
A trio of trains sit at Brunswick, MD on the morning following the June 2012 Mid-Atlantic and Midwest derecho. The storms were one of the most destructive and deadly fast-moving severe thunderstor... (more)
Fall on Cranberry Grade. A total of four AC locomotives ( two leading, two pushing) handle the standard consist of 80 - 286k hoppers into the 2.8 percent grade of Graveyard Curve.
Regular afternoon autoracks Q217 and Q249 are no strangers to having interesting power. Case and point with today's 217 with an ex-Conrail C40-8W and trailing SD40-2.
Cumberland, MD, October, 1989 - A colorful set of road power pulls a general freight past Mexico Tower and out of the Mexico Yard in Cumberland, headed for Brunswick, MD and points east. One of th... (more)
Baldwin 2-8-0 of the Western Maryland Scenic Railway pulls into the Cumberland Station and is oiled before beginning railtour duties.
Baldwin 2-8-0 of the Western Maryland Scenic Railway pulls into the Cumberland Station before beginning railtour duties.