In the spring of 1983, the Baltimore and Ohio ran a special train for employees and their families from Baltimore to Point of Rocks, Md., and back. The train ran outbound on the Capital and Metro... (more)
Washington Metro's Orange Line in the foreground
A northbound GG1-powered Metroliner passes through Aberdeen, observed by a young man on a bike. The 40-year old electrics were pressed into this high-speed service when the original Metroliner MU... (more)
Rosie The Riveters taking a break to talk a little girl talk.
An eastbound freight exits the middle of the three tunnels near the Mason-Dixon Line on the Columbia & Port Deposit Branch. Frazier Tunnel is 1/10 mile below the PA-MD border; about 3 miles south ... (more)
The E-60 that is now preserved at Strasburg is seen in its heyday crossing Bel Air Avenue at high speed on its way to Washington, DC. E-60 operations, the vintage autos, and the 4-lane grade cros... (more)
Roaring through New Carrollton, with Washington Metro's Orange Line in the foreground
While a set of Conrail power waits to go to the engine terminal, a pair of ex-Reading cabooses enters relatively new territory as they roll into Shomo yard, the former PRR/PC interchange with the ... (more)
The northbound "Vermonter" making its station stop
Rise and shine
Appears to be a proving run; new and shiny!
Amtrak's "Colonial" rushes under the North Street bridge and past the classic PRR gooseneck lamp on the station platform. The E-60 and the lamp are long-gone and the bridge has been rep... (more)
The steep grade on the Baltimore Belt Line between HB and Huntingdon Ave can be brutal on underpowered eastbound freights. Here we see Y134 with a very nice EMD trio, shoving Q216 across town.
HB01 with a load of export tractors for the Dundalk Marine Terminal, crosses Colgate Creek on the Bear Creek Running Track.