An eastbound train is waiting for a crew outside the yard office at Hinton, West Virginia. The last two units are JDNX 70 & 80, former Illinois Central Gulf Paducah GP-10s.
This worn and battered Dash 8 surprised me as it came around the corner at track speed leading a unit grain train.
Nickel Plate 765 is carefully moving off of the turntable at Hinton in October of 1983, after being turned for the return trip of the New River Excursion. The turntable and the entire west yard h... (more)
Power for an eastbound coal drag is passing through an unusually empty Avis yard in October of 1981.
A busy Hinton engine terminal in the fall of 1981. This area is now a weed covered field with only the shell of the coaling tower and foundation of the roundhouse visible.
Panned westbound mtys rolling into Hinton
Destination Lee Creek, NC awaiting its crew for the run to Clifton Forge.
Sitting In Snow By Station
Engine is Pulling A Coal Train While Testing
Engine is Being Turned On The Hinton Turntable
SD40 #7575 leads C&O SD40 #7532 & GP30 #3001 on an eastbound coal train. More photos at www.rr-roadtrip.com
NKP 765 takes a ride on the turntable at Hinton, being turned for the westward half of the annual New River Train.
Honeywell Pentax H1a; Agfachrome