Chase Gunnoe is a railroad photographer living in Nitro, W.Va., about 8 miles west of Charleston along Watco's Kanawha River Railroad and across the river from CSX Transportation's ex-Chesapeake & Ohio mainline. A recent graduate of the University of Charleston with a B.A. degree in Integrated Communication, Gunnoe is the marketing and business development manager for the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad and a Correspondent for Trains Magazine.
At the railroad, Gunnoe helps market, brand, and communicate on behalf of the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley, which is the operator of Elkins and Durbin tourist and freight trains and the Cass Scenic Railroad. As a Correspondent at Trains, Gunnoe produces the magazine's daily News Wire and other feature stories.
When he's not chasing trains, Gunnoe is spending time with his fiancé Kenzie and their dogs, a Siberian Huskie and a Boxer.