CSXT 911 leads a coal train East out of Cumberland early on a saturday morning just as the sun peaks out behind the mountain clouds.
A southbound zips past the old PRR tower at Bowie, which was later relocated and preserved.
Last trains. The 2010 Blizzard starts to intensify as Metrorail begins to shut down all above ground routes due to heavy snow.
At twilight, GCK 25 and 303 are tied up on the main at Barton, trackage originally owned by the Cumberland & Pennsylvania RR.
South Vardo Interlocking, the northern terminus of the NS H Line in Hagerstown, MD. M6t is incoming as 37Q awaits to depart. The venerable NW CPL Signals stand guard but the northbound signals wer... (more)
Sitting alongside the mains just west of the B&O Station lay new track sections of crossovers waiting to be installed. The stamp on the side indicates this section was prefabricated by Progress Ra... (more)
The crew of CSX's empty westbound Hanover Rock Runner makes use of the phone box during a pause at the former site of the Western Maryland Railway's Emory Grove tower. The train will then head wes... (more)
PK tower greets another Q317.
Hagerstown, MD 1/26/2013 - Snow flurries fall over the south end of Norfolk Southern's Vardo Yard as a relic of the Norfolk & Western Railway stands quiet gaurd to ward off locals crossing the tra... (more)
A ghost from the past is revealed lettered on the side of this bridge at North Branch, on the east side of Cumberland, MD. The former B&O main line passes below--where an eastbound behind a "steal... (more)
Lander, MD 1/25/2013 - Under a frigid and heavy snowfall, the early Friday afternoon MARC commuter train P-871 stirs up dusty snow past the high rocks of Catoctin Mountain along a narrow passage b... (more)
A Boston-bound NE Regional flies across the partially frozen Susquehanna River with a soon to be replaced AEM7 for power.
A load of empties passes a beautifully snow-covered CPL.
New meets old in Vardo yard. After arriving in Hagerstown several days ago, the Central of Georgia unit has been assigned local duty along side the veteran GP38-2.
Does the sun ever shine in Hagerstown? Apparently not during the seventies. Of several railfan trips this was the best we got. Not a bad little black dress.