Winter didn't want to quit just yet, so I took advantage of the opportunity to catch snow covered toasters.
Awaiting in the yard/shop area of the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, Western Maryland 734 gets warmed up for the day to begin and a trip to Frostburg, MD and back. Also in the shot, Western Mar... (more)
Bayview local HB48 is east on the President St Branch, passing under CSX's Sparrows Point Industrial Track, en route to the Port of Baltimore Dundalk Marine Terminal.
A few weeks later I'd capture the same train with the same power type at this exact location, but in blizzard like conditions.
The northbound Crescent races up track 2 as a southbound Acela Express bypassing BWI passes on 3. The person reading their book looks oblivious to all of the high speed action.
Train #19, "The Crescent", is southbound on the NEC at Aberdeen, MD.
A Star 200BC White Strobe is caught flashing on this AEM-7AC... These strobes were once a distinguishing and common feature of Amtrak road power, but are now only found on their AEM-7s. So with ... (more)
Not the best looking F-unit but a pleasing little unit nevertheless. Laying over between runs.
Running light to pick up a load.
A Northeast Regional rolls into BWI with an AC AEM-7. All of Amtrak's current electric power will soon be replaced with the new ACS-64 locomotives now rolling off the assembly line.
The Sun has set on another day but the life is just beginning to be reborn for this former WM engine revived by the George's Creek Railway. www.thewrightphotographyofthings.com
Passing the Summer foliage on a late evening along the former Western Maryland. For more photos visit www.thewrightphotographyofthings.com
Q405 speeds west on CSX's Philadelphia Subdivision, passing the old B&O depot at Aberdeen, MD.
The northbound Crescent is led by a veteran locomotive whose days are numbered.