Having just passed under N Howard St, Q409-24 prepares to enter the short tunnel under West Mount Royal Avenue, with the Howard St Tunnel just ahead.
Pictured at Bayview Yard, this “Paducah rebuild”, the former PRR/PC/CR GP9 7056 (built 1956), retained its high short hood when rebuilt* for Conrail at the IC shops in 1978.I believe this ... (more)
A Acela Express train passes through Halethorpe Station.
Common scene of the Northeast Corridor: A ACS-64 leads a Amtrak Northeast Regional train through the Halethorpe Station.
A MARC train passes through Halethorpe Station.
“Loose Caboose”No longer wearing its “Linking NORTH and SOUTH” herald, RF&P caboose 923 (built 12/1970 by Southern Iron & Equipment) had wandered off home rails with the Ringling Brothe... (more)
Some fall color still hanging on.
One of five built by ALCo for C&O.
“Clear Signal: Hammerjacks”The B&O’s Chesapeake (Brunswick to Philadelphia) is eastbound, passing Hammerjacks just before reaching HB Tower in Baltimore at 18:56 on August 17, 1... (more)
It's not every day you get to see this up close. The undercutter lifts the track to scoop out and clean dirt and sediment that gathers in the ballast.
A foggy but action packed morning sees an Acela depart as a Northeast Regional arrives.
Baltimore Penn Station.
This was a very common sight four years ago, but now the scene has Sprinters instead of Toasters.
921 accelerates out of BWI on a nice fall day.
Still brings back wonderful memories of growing up in the region to see the displays at the museum.