Brand new SD60s in the short-lived "ghost" paint scheme await a recrew in Hagerstown.
Reading T-1 2100 is on a test run after undergoing restoration in Hagerstown. Unfortunatley, this locomotive never ran in excursion service after this restoration, only two test runs, making this ... (more)
A perfectly matched set of F7A/B/B waits just outside of town to enter Hagerstown yard.
NS stack train 228 departs Hagerstown behind NS and BNSF GE widecabs.
A BNSF C44-9W leads a BNSF GEVO in "swoosh" on the 211 on a sunny Friday morning.
Engineer Steve Johnson takes a CSX coal train north onto NS rails. It is very rare to see a running meet north of the signal bridge (where 4 tracks turn into 1 track) as a CSX train and the NS H3... (more)
Nice BNSF/UP combo heads south through Vardo Yard.
VERY rare to see a six axle slug in Vardo. This freshly painted slug is coming from Juniata Shops and bound for Linwood, NC. Horsehead SD40-2 that are ex-N&W are rare too.
VERY rare to see KCS and TFM in Maryland. Interesting how there are 3 different types of SD70 in this consist (one spartan, one ACe, and one SD70MAC). Radio towers really stand out in night shot... (more)
WLE grainer prepares to depart Vardo with a fresh NS crew. WLE crews sat in Connellsville for five hours before getting clearance on CSX.
The generally short V87 backs up to a good chunk of his train while the 203 sits and another local crew works.
Several NS idle after a busy week.
NS Train 211 has just departed the Vardo Yard in Hagerstown and is getting up to track speed.
H34 uses the crossover on the heels of the 211. Note how he is a push/pull. This area, essentially yard trackage as freights use it to double cars out of the yard, used to have 2 grade crossing... (more)
11R trots down the "brick" into Vardo Yard, past a lumber facility that opened several months ago.