A CSX yard job en route to the Mt. Winans Overflow for some work.
Just how the times are changing in rural towns, where farm lands were abound and plentiful. They now back up to housing developments. Change also occurs as steadfast on the railroad. Soon these bl... (more)
Housing the Western Maryland Railway Historical Society is this former WM Station in "downtown" Union Bridge. Across the street is the MMID home office and yard where railroad operations originate... (more)
Q296 is eastbound by the grade crossing at
Ridgeley St. in Baltimore.
Out of Union Bridge by 10AM, UBEG heads east about 3/4 of the way to Emory Grove where it will interchange with CSX. It is seen here passing the Barrick Quarry Finksburg Terminal.
After dropping off about 15 cars to CSX at Emory Grove, the train picked up a single car to bring west. Here UBEG passes through downtown Westminster on it's way back to Union Bridge. These colors... (more)
590 hammers south through Martin interlocking on Amtrak's NEC with export coal loads destined for the CONSOL Marine Terminal in Baltimore.
NS 65R is hustling down the NEC Between Newark, DE and Perryville, MD at about 40 mph. It's trying hard to get out of the way of the Amtrak passenger parade as it returns to the oil fields of Nort... (more)
64Z passes under the former PRR position light signals at Rock. This bridge is on the NS Port Road Branch just north of Port Deposit, MD
Under cloudy skies on the Georges Creek Railway sit a chop nose Western Maryland EMD GP 9 # 25 originally purchased by the Western Maryland Railway in May 1954, Western Maryland ALCO FA 2 # 303 o... (more)
Returning to the yard in Union Bridge from Keymar is UBYS, the local yard switcher that was the only daylight move on the MMID this day. The short push/pull train is passing by the former Western ... (more)
"Through the Grips of Old Man Winter:" A gray engine on a gray day...time to get creative! The eastbound Capitol Limited, lead by Engineer Garth Nasser, rolls through Brunswick, MD i... (more)
Northbound trains have a whistle board to blow for just prior to the bridge, providing just enough warning to get your camera ready.
A Northeast Regional rides high above the water.
"Snowy Commute:" Slowing for its second to last stop of the evening, MARC P881 arrives at Point of Rocks, MD to unload its passengers into a snow filled station.