A year and a day after Norfolk Southern ran their last train over the West Virginia Secondary, two leased NS SD60s fittingly led KNWA 381 north. Here we see the train skirting the Hocking River in... (more)
Kanawha River Railroad manifest KN380 makes it's first setoff of the day at Nitro Yard on the former NYC West Virginia Secondary. Having taken the line between Columbus, Charleston, and Mullens o... (more)
Dickinson bound manifest KN380 is at track speed on the former West Virginia Secondary heading towards Nitro and Dickinson yards with cars for several industries in the Kanawha Valley. Two leased... (more)
KNWA KN380 rolls through a sweeping curve in an industrial district between Poca and Nitro as the train prepares to slow down for work at Nitro Yard.
Dead trees, sharp sunlight and little compositional interest lends itself to a B&W of one of West Virginia's newest railroad operators: Watco, LLC's Kanawha River Railroad.
KNWA resumed the che... (more)
Wrapping around the turn near Poca, Kanwaha River Railroad train 380 makes progress enroute to Nitro.
Kanawha River Railroad train 380 is tied down at the west end of Hobson Yard, waiting on a recrew to take the train south to Dickison Yard in Quincy, WV. After the WATCO-owned shortline took over... (more)
It is one of those unusual things I often ask is why!? Here we see a 25 year old warhorse sitting at on the storage track "Deadline" outside of the Norfolk Southern's Chattanooga Diese... (more)
NS 6699 leads a grain train through the ongoing construction at the location of the new NS Heartland Intermodal Gateway located in Wayne County WV. Tentative plans call for an opening in December ... (more)
NS 348 rolls south through Landis on a sunny spring evening in May behind a nice EMD trio.
After the continual bombardment of DASH 9's it was refreshing to catch this SD60 leading 11R southbound in the late evening sun.
The Frisco Local units sit idle at the yard office at the end of a beautiful day.
The crew of the Frisco Local brings the empty 73A Eastman coal train westbound under the signal bridge at Watkins.
Looking like retirement is close by, this old battle scarred SD60 idles away just across the state line in Harrogate after doing tie work thru Cumberland Gap.