It can be a challenging climb getting to this photo spot.
E725 crosses the Potomac River past the tranquil town of Harpers Ferry which is about to be hit by a line of severe thunderstorms approaching from the west. This line of storms part of a strong co... (more)
Eastbound racks pass the Pulp Mill road crossing under an approach signal at the Ferry.
More standard cab power leading CSX's pathetic excuse for a stack train. Thanks for all the info TMRob!
A second section of Q216 is on the Potomac River crossing at Harpers Ferry. Notice the recently restored station with the tower back in place.
CSX empty autoracks WB on the old B&O main at Harpers Ferry.
CSX 70Mac class leader, 4500 the Spirit of Cumberland, rolls west with an empty coal car train on the Cumberland Sub.
CSX OCS rolls west crossing the Potomac River at Historic Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
A late day Shenandoah Sub Winchester local creeps across the Potomac River.
Amtrak 29 rolls into Harpers Ferry 30 minutes late with a P32BWH as the second unit.
A trio of CN units at a location that's obviously not on the CN !
My first time trackside in HF, I was lucky enough to meet local rail photographers Terry Tabb and Jack Toomey (two gentlemen - who gave me and another out-of-towner some great advice on angles for... (more)
Eastbound Loram Badger Ditch Cleaner crosses the muddy Potomac River at Harpers Ferry after 5 inches of rain in the area.
Westbound Capital Limited crests the hump coming out of the Harpers Ferry Tunnel. The front of the train is in West Virginia, while the rear is in Maryland.
Continuing an age-old tradition, eastbound coal crosses the Potomac on the former B&O at Harpers Ferry.