Arriving at BWI
A "patriotic" red-white-blue DC-bound Metroliner rounds the big curve just north of Aberdeen's Amtrak station. No. 827 is a Westinghouse-equipped 76-seat coach; PRR Class MP85E4. I remember look... (more)
In need of visiting the wash rack (and maybe the paint shop as well), Chessie System/B&O GP40-2 4137 leads a very late SLTT, the St. Louis Trailer Train, westbound at Lansdowne, MD on Track 1 of t... (more)
Sometimes a GP38-2 Isn’t Enough
While I don’t recall the exact problem, the crew of a Conrail local switching a readi-mix concrete plant in Bowie, Maryland encountered an issue wit... (more)
Working inside the wye where Conrail’s Pope’s Creek Secondary meets the Northeast Corridor, a Conrail local switches cars at a readi-mix concrete plant in Bowie, Maryland. Behind the concrete pla... (more)
OBSS (R171) powered by RF&P GP40-2 145 and GP40 126, plus three, westbound at White Marsh, MD on Philadelphia S.D.
(from a Kodachrome slide)
A Conrail local on comes around the south leg of the wye to the Pope’s Creek Secondary at Bowie, Maryland. The train has just left the Northeast Corridor, and will switch a premix concrete plant i... (more)
Early E-60 action with no windshield grilles, as the 970 blows by the southbound platform at Aberdeen at 80 mph. The Penn Central Deepwater Green station signs were replaced by Amtrak about a yea... (more)
Two E-44s lead a southbound manifest through Bush Interlocking, on their way to Baltimore or possibly Potomac Yard, Virginia. Lead unit No. 4415 was built by GE for the PRR in July, 1961, and wou... (more)
"AGE BEFORE BEAUTY":
Westbound coal empties, with Chessie System/B&O SD50 8590 in charge, are paused on the Hood siding to meet eastbound trailer train with CS/C&O SD40 7561 in the lead at West H... (more)
Q216 with a lease unit on the point starts across the Susquehanna River as a tug pushes a loaded aggregate barge down river below.
Pan view of an E-60, sans windshield grilles, streaking southbound as seen from the shoulder of Chelsea Road. The 183-ton 71-foot long giant was built by General Electric in March of 1976.
Doubleheaded GG-1s are wheeling what looks to be the southbound Silver Meteor or Champion, due in Baltimore just after 6:00 and 7:00 p.m., respectively. (See comments section for further discussi... (more)
Q217-30 with an SD40-2 on the point speeds west on track 2 of CSX's Capital Subdivision, crossing the historic Thomas Viaduct.
After dropping off a road foreman at Minnick, NS 593 has a straight shot up the Port Road branch with the NS 4004 leading the charge back to the coal mines.