A handful of KNWA SD60s sits at the fueling racks in Dickenson Yard awaiting their next assignment.
A northbound manifest has stopped in Nitro, West Virginia and is working the yard to pick up and set off cars from its train on Watco's Kanawha River Railroad. This railroad rosters a fleet of ex-... (more)
KN381 peers through Wilson Tunnel, the third of six tunnels it will pass through on its run to Columbus.
The mountains are still glowing as the sun sinks lower behind them, while WAMX 3921 waits for its next job in Dickinson Yard. The former Western Maryland GP35 may not be on its home rails, but it ... (more)
Deep in the woods, all three rebuilt SD45s on the KNWA thunder out of Langsville Tunnel on their way north.
Back in Conrail days, the West Virginia Secondary was comparatively humming. So much so, that they installed a siding in Carpenter for helpers to duck into between shoving coal trains up the line.... (more)
A break in the clouds lights up KN380 as they roll south through the barren winter landscape.
Engulfed in an atmosphere of pure mountain railroading, KN37 shoves hard on the rear of 110 car loaded coal train KN33 with 4 former NS SD60s doing the honors at Harper, WV. The train is drawing e... (more)
Kanawha River Railroad's KN37 puts on a show over Sweeneysburg trestle as four ex NS SD60s dig-in hard against 110 loads of West Virginian black diamonds. Coal train KN33 and its associated KN37 p... (more)
KN380 has just emerged from New Lexington tunnel and is slithering south towards Moxahala. The train will pass through five more tunnels before arriving in Hobson.
381 bursts out of Wilson Tunnel, shooting exhaust smoke into the air.
KN381 has just crested the ruling grade on the West Virginia Secondary, located inside of Moxahala Tunnel. This remote spot often finds some amazing sounds, as EMDs battle the grade with long trai... (more)
Wet rail, loose leaves, and slippery SD60s...today, they made it up the hill fine. As fall progresses and the leaves continue to drop, this climb may become more difficult.
The first snow of the season is gripping the trees, lighting up the scene in Carpenter as 381 heads for Columbus.