"Movin' Along:" With the new passengers tucked away, MARC train P874 throttles up at Point of Rocks, MD as it hustles eastbound towards Washington D.C.
"Transitions:" As the night turns to day, MARC train P892 transitions from the Old Main Line to the Metropolitan Subdivision at Point of Rock, pushing morning commuters from Frederic... (more)
"Change Is Coming:" A little before 8 AM, the Frederick local (D786) runs wrong main through the Point of Rocks tunnel, preparing to make his run up the Old Main Line. Although work... (more)
The new meets the old, a new-ish SD70ACe (8/2012)pulls oil tank cars on a new-ish cross-country operation (here, empties return west as CSX K055-04) past the very old-ish :) Point of Rocks station... (more)
Another empty oil train (CSX K055-28) heads west, bringing foreign power for the locals to see. My first BNSF sighting in many years.
Empty oil train K055-23 with a KCS Southern Belle on the point returns west to the oil fields of North Dakota, passing the historic Point of Rocks station.
Empty oil trains from Philadelphia to the west often provide interesting consists along the former B&O Old Main Line. Today's K055 is no exception with a KCS SD70ACe leader and a BNSF Warbonnet tr... (more)
On a beautiful Spring day the Capitol Limited rounds the curve on the Metropolitan Sub past the historic Point of Rocks train station on its Washington, DC to Chicago journey. The tracks to the le... (more)
The Nickel Plate Heritage Unit leads CSX K055 off the Old Main Line and onto the Metropolitan Sub at Point of Rocks, Maryland.
Point of Rocks, MD 2/15/2014 - The helpers are shoving hard against 120 loaded coal hoppers bound for Benning Yard in Washington, D.C. The eastbound B-842 is just beginning its climb out of the Po... (more)
UP 5515 leads CSX K059 westbound off the Old Main Line and onto the Metropolitan Subdivision at Point of Rocks, Maryland.
"Snowy Commute:" Slowing for its second to last stop of the evening, MARC P881 arrives at Point of Rocks, MD to unload its passengers into a snow filled station.
A westbound empty train comes off the Old Main Line at Point of Rocks, Maryland.
Point of Rocks, MD 12/8/2013 - While freezing rain settles atop the winter's first snowfall at the classic B&O depot at Point of Rocks, the westbound manifest Q-373 heads off the Old Main Line Sub... (more)
Point of Rocks, MD 12/8/2013 - During the first significant snowfall of the season, the westbound CSX Q-217 meets the eastbound Amtrak Capitol Limited, P-030, at East Rocks.