A loaded Winchester and Western Sandman tackles the 2% eastbound grade up Round Hill, VA on its journey from Gore to Winchester.
Catching a glimpse of the futures past on the Winchester and Western. These old warriors days are numbered as the WW is looking to upgrade it's road power to 38s and 40-2s. At John Street in Mart... (more)
The S Curve south of Gainsboro combined with the surrounding mountains and hills give this scene it's impeccable vision.
Using shared trackage rights with CSX, the Winchester and Western heads south through Winchester for a couple of miles before heading west. Here the Sandman passes by the former Zeropak cold stora... (more)
This Winchester and Western train returning from the CSX interchange in Martinsburg, WV with a decent train is passing through town on the former CVRR which at one time was double tracked. After a... (more)
With 18 empties in tow the Winchester and Western "Sandman" begins the decent of Round Hill on it's trek west from Winchester to Gore. I recall scenes captured by Mason Cooper and Stanley Short fr... (more)
Another mundane foggy headlight shot on the WW from two years ago.
High hood GP9 498 built for the Nickle Plate in August of 1956 and numbered 498 then upon N&W's acquisition was renumbered to 2498. It continues to be a work horse on the Winchester and Western ro... (more)
Built in November of 1959, 752 an ex-Conrail 7527, PC 7527, NYC 5972 continues to be a work horse on the Winchester and Western roster in the Virginia Division. This and an assortment of other fir... (more)
A southbound Winchester and Western train special from Hagerstown to Winchester crosses Mill Creek in Bunker Hill, WV on an original Cumberland Valley Railroad stone arch bridge that dates to the ... (more)
High hood GP9 498 basks in the light in Winchester and Western's Corning Yard. GP38 2197 rests on the adjacent track.
With 28 empties in tow, the Winchester and Western "Sandman" twists and turns on the original right of way as it climbs up Gainsboro Hill on it's trek to the base at Gore, VA.
In July o... (more)
On the joint CSX/WW mainline through downtown Winchester. The locomotives have just passed the former B&O Station and WW Headquarters on it's way to taking 28 empties back to Gore.
The interior look from inside the cab of the numberboard and headlight fixtures.
An almost daily occurrence when the Winchester and Western makes its run through town. This night was no different. Seen here at West John Street a couple hundred feet south of the CVRR station as... (more)