During the B&O Capital Limited’s last autumn before Amtrak (1970), westbound No. 5 makes her brief evening station stop at suburban Silver Spring, Maryland, on the way to Chicago. In the consist ... (more)
The aftermath of the collision between Amtrak 29 and Marc P286 in 1996. The wreck claimed eleven lives.
Five years ago GE narrow cabs were a lot easier to find! Westbound empty auto racks pass the remnants of a light snow and the short stump of what once started the branch to, yes, Georgetown... (more)
A Pooch with The Blue Ridge.
A MARC train leans into the curve at Georgetown Junction, past an autorack on the (former branch line) spur whose latest bit of graffiti is still wet. Note the chair the vandals left behind; they... (more)
The Capitol Limited passes an autorack set out onto the spur that formerly was the beginning of the Georgetown Branch. The autorack has fresh paint from the graffiti artists I witnessed a few min... (more)
Track to the left is what remains of the Georgetown Branch, now only a few feet long. Large blue building with orange stripes in the background is Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, research... (more)
B&O Train 9, the Chicago Express arrives Silver Spring.
Sadly not around anymore. Behind 352 is HTM PCC car 1329.