Photo freight crosses the Cheat River high in the mountains of West Virginia. A Chase Gunnoe Charter.
65 years young, Western Maryland BL2 No. 82 charges upgrade from Tygart Junction with six loaded salt cars in tow. Maintaining a steady speed of 15MPH in notch six, this 1948 built first generatio... (more)
Built in October of 1948, Western Maryland BL2 No. 82 idles in the Appalachian & Ohio and West Virginia Central interchange siding at Tygart Junction, west of Belington in the mountains of eastern... (more)
For the first time, all five of the West Virginia Central RR's locomotives have been MU'd together for freight service. The BL2 - FP7A - FP7B - GP9 - FP7A consist is in the 8th notch as the locomo... (more)
Departing Elkins, WVC 82 leads an excursion train over the former Western Maryland mainline during beautiful fall colors.
On a gloomy fall morning, WVC 82 idles at the Elkins Depot waiting for a 10:15 am departure. Colors are simply phenomenal this season with vibrant reds a common sight around downtown Elkins.
Former WM BL2 #82 leads a string of empties past Woodrow siding.
The roar of 567's fills the Cheat River Gorge.
The D&GVR's Cheat Mtn Salamander passenger train rumbles through the Shaver Fork of the Cheat River valley on former Western Maryland Railway rails. On ... (more)
WVC 82 poses at the recently restored Elkins depot on a chilly September night with the photo charter train in tow. Thanks to the entire MSR&LHA and WVC crews for their hospitality and putting the... (more)
Engineer Matt Reese and Conductor Lars Byrne pose infront of former Western Maryland BL2 #82 during a night photo session by MSR&LHA. This was the Mountain State Railroad and Logging Historical As... (more)
Matt Reese eases WM #82 to a stop at the Elkins depot.
Last runby of the day and boy was it worth the wait!
WM photo freight at High Falls - WV RR Museum Railfan Weekend