Sometimes a GP38-2 Isn’t Enough
While I don’t recall the exact problem, the crew of a Conrail local switching a readi-mix concrete plant in Bowie, Maryland encountered an issue wit... (more)
Working inside the wye where Conrail’s Pope’s Creek Secondary meets the Northeast Corridor, a Conrail local switches cars at a readi-mix concrete plant in Bowie, Maryland. Behind the concrete pla... (more)
A Conrail local on comes around the south leg of the wye to the Pope’s Creek Secondary at Bowie, Maryland. The train has just left the Northeast Corridor, and will switch a premix concrete plant i... (more)
The Silver Meteor hustles north.
Amtrak Northeast Regional train 174, pulled by HHP-8 651, passes through Bowie, Maryland, as it heads from Washington DC to Boston MA on August 25th, 2005. These twin-cab electric locomoti... (more)
Fresh off Amtrak, CSX B804 is seen trundling down the Popes Creek Subdivision just South of the Route 50 overpass. Today's train is bound for the coal-fired plant at Chalk Point.
Northbound Regional 86 chargers North with a age-worn AEM-7 leader.
A MARC local is overtaken by an Amtrak Northeast Regional at Bowie.
A southbound zips past the old PRR tower at Bowie, which was later relocated and preserved.
An Amtrak Southbound Regional flies through Bowie, Md. toward Washington, D.C.
The city of Bowie has preserved the former PRR tower governing the connection to the Pope's Creek Sub, moving it outside of the wye a few yards and keeping the main equipment inside. From the tow... (more)
Meet of two MARC HHP's at Bowie.