After helping a westbound intermodal upgrade, the two unit helper set makes its return back to Cumberland.
An intermodal makes it's way down Sandpatch Grade at Fairhope on a beautiful morning.
Running on schedule, the eastbound Capital Limited works down the east slope of Sandpatch Grade at Fairhope.
An eastbound train is working its way downhill on the famous ex-Baltimore & Ohio Sand Patch Grade. Ahead lies Cumberland, Md.
Heavy action on Sand Patch grade, with a westbound B&O SD40 helper passing an eastbound manifest's caboose. Note the intact pole lines on both sides of the tracks. No. 7597 was built in April of... (more)
A single unit is on the point working through the S curve at Fairhope.
Breaking the silence of rustling leaves and a rushing Wills Creek (Just beyond the other side of the tracks), E759 although empty, grinds up Sand Patch Grade with a YN2 duo pulling hoppers past on... (more)
CSX Q389 roars upgrade through Fairhope with an awesome lashup, including an SD40-2 leaser. Late afternoon light makes this scene so much better.
CSX Q249 heads upgrade around the curves at Fairhope behind a pair of SD40-2s for power.
365 leads a westbound freight into Fairhope, PA
CSX 709 Leads a freight thru Fairhope PA West toward the Allegheny summit.
A single pusher unit helps its train crawl toward the Allegheny summit.
A mixed freight, which appears to have an open auto rack as the second car, blasts out of the east portal of Falls Cut Tunnel and across Wills Creek on its journey towards Cumberland.
From a vantage point high on the opposite side of Wills Creek, westbound Q217 rolls through Fairhope.
A sharp looking western visitor leads a CSX tank train past one of the viewing platforms along the side of Sand Patch Grade.