South Mountain looms in the background as CSX local D795 travels from Hanover, PA to Hagerstown, MD and drifts downgrade and into the Cumberland Valley on the former Western Maryland Railway mainl... (more)
Q217, with an old school EMD leader, is west on track 1 at Lansdowne.
OCS P903-14 speeds west on track 1 at Lansdowne.
A formidable force to encounter at a grade crossing- doubleheaded GG-1s on a train of heritage cars. At 80 mph, the "Silver Meteor" will soon be cooling its heels at Baltimore Penn Station.
Union Works class of 1851.
The massive backhead of C&O "Allegheny" 1604 on display at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, MD.
Q249-14 with a foreign visitor on the point, speeds west on CSX's Capital Subdivision, passing the Laurel MARC station.
Amtrak 29 arrives a few minutes late into Cumberland as a fresh crew takes over for the trip over Sand Patch grade and points west.
We're inside the long-gone Union Junction Tower at 2:44 p.m., with the op facing the Union Switch & Signal electro-pneumatic Model 14 interlocking machine, installed in 1935. The tower, built in ... (more)
We're about to climb the stairs at Union Junction and pay a visit to the op at shift change. Standing by the tower is the late H. A. Wilgis, who ran the restored GG-1 No. 4935 on its first revenu... (more)
A short Q193 speeds west on track 1 at Patuxant.
WM 734 works westbound at Cash Valley Road.
Q249, with a colorful lashup, pulls west on the Westbound Storage Track, as it assembles it's train at Jessup Yard.
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America’s first streamlined passenger diesel, Baltimore & Ohio’s 1937 EMC EA 51, has been in the B&O museum for twenty-seven years in this 1981 view. Beyond the 51 is ... (more)
Baltimore & Ohio “wagontop” caboose C-2478 was one of a hundred built by B&O’s Keyser, West Virginia shops in 1941. After a thirty-nine year career, it was retired, and received a full restoration... (more)