With a locomotive lash-up consisting of L&N Conrail and B&O heritage, Q261 charges up-grade along Elk Run Valley west of Harpers Ferry, WV.
Jonathan Peacher once operated a grist mill close to this location in the 1800's, hence the name Peachers Mill for the signals out of view at this location.
A former C&O SD50 leads a westbound tonnage tfreight through Harpers Ferry.
Two rent-a-wrecks lead westbound Autoracks out of the 1892/1931 Harpers Ferry Tunnel
A former L&N SD40-2 leads a loaded autorack train across the Potomac River.
Over the river and through the woods to the autoplant we go. Autorack train Q261 crosses the Potomac River.
Coal and steel, what built the B&O and other eastern railroads.
Eastbound coal drag crossing the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, WV.
The eastbound Capital Limited makes its daily stop at Harpers Ferry, WV.
A pair of SD40-2's of fallin flags Seaboard Coast Line and Louisville & Nashville run elephant style pulling a string of autoracks across the 1931 bridge over the Potomac River.
CSX GP40-2 6135, ex B&O 4236, along with two sister GP40-2's pull the 30 car "Millville Digger" across the 1893 Pencoyd Thru-truss bridge at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
Q261 emerges from Harpers Ferry Tunnel into some sweet afternoon sunlight.
Amtrak #29 the Capitol Limited slows for the station stop at Harpers Ferry. The F40 era is drawing to a close and the usurper is trailing.
Eastbound Amtrak "Capitol Limited" departing beautiful Harpers Ferry, WV on a crisp, yet very dry, autumn day--Note the very low water level in the Potomac River as a result of the severe drought... (more)
A birds eye view from Maryland Heights as an eastbound manifest runs wrong main past track work on the bridge at Harpers Ferry. The fall colors have been slow to appear in the Mid Atlantic region.