Arriving at Point of Rocks
Westbound on the Old Main Line
Two 1966-built SD40s are pushing an eastbound freight up the old B&O mainline, with a Vesuvian plume of smoke emanating from the ex-WM unit, No. 7572.
Historic Point of Rocks railroad station marks the junction between CSX's "Metropolitan Subdivision" from Washington, DC to Weverton, MD and the "Old Main Line Subdivision" from Baltimore, MD. A w... (more)
An eastbound CSX unit coal train switches onto the old B&O Metropolitan Sub, passing the new flood-proof relay boxes
A Roger Puta Photograph
An empty autorack west heads to Connellsville with some EMD power.
CSX 8733 and CSX 552 lead an empty autorack train past the historic EF Baldwin design Point of Rocks station. The station was built by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in 1873.
SD 50 8511 & 8507 are waiting in Point of Rocks [MD] for the return trip to Brunswick
A well-worn E-Unit makes its station stop at the "B&O's church." No. 66 was built for the CB&Q as E8A No. 9972 in August of 1953 and was later rebuilt by Morrison-Knudson in the 1970s. ... (more)
As Maryland Area Regional Commuter P875 arrives at Point of Rocks, Maryland on June 6, 2016, we catch a view of it passing the Gothic Revival station. Built in 1873 by the B&O Railroad, the struct... (more)
Amtrak's Capital Limited passes the historic Point of Rocks station.
Pushers on coal train headed east on the Old Main Line (former B&O)
The boys on the station platform are awed by the 614 as it heads east on the old B&O Metropolitan Subdivision. The unique Point of Rocks station, sometimes called the "B&O's church," is... (more)