The Sunday morning Amtrak precedes the arrival of steam to the Coal
At last Milwaukee Road 261 arrives at St. Albans.
The last steam powered New River Train, pulled by Milwaukee Road
261, crosses the Coal River into St. Albans, WV in 1990.
The bridge over the tracks at London Locks on the Kanawha River was a
favorite spot to see steam at full throttle.
261 passes a popular photo spot along the New River at Cotton Hill
Our setup for 261 at Stretchers Neck Tunnel is interrupted by a side
excursion for local CSX employees and families.
Stretchers Neck Tunnel
261 explodes from the curved tunnel near Prince, WV.
261 approaches the junction for the Beckley branch line as it leaves
After disconnecting from the train, 261 backs down the whye at Meadow
Creek to be refueled.
261 is refueled at Meadow Creek before backing into Hinton.