Moments after Q400 went west, P030 makes a slightly tardy appearance on the Cumberland Sub.
Q400 rolls west through CPL alley on the former B&O main.
Passengers on the eastbound Cap roll across the old stone bridge at Great Cacapon, easily one of the oldest structures on CSX's Cumberland Subdivision.
Visualizing the shot before the train arrived, I thought a long train of autoracks stretched around the curves would look pretty nice. Unfortunately, 249 was only running as light power on this da... (more)
As CPLs are removed from many locations across the former B&O, the Cumberland Subdivision still hosts a large concentration of them....for at least a little while longer.
The vast expanse of empty tracks at right is the old southbound class yard. This view offers a glimpse of just how far PY's importance had declined in the late 80's.
Alexandria was well known as the home of the RF&P's Potomac Yard, but it wasn't the only yard in town. The Southern had a small yard and engine house near Duke St., all of which was redeveloped i... (more)
Before all of the NS/CR interchange traffic shifted to the Hagerstown gateway, a set of Conrail SDs lays over in PY's engine terminal.
Growing up just a few miles away from PY, I don't think I fully appreciated the variety that could be seen there. Looking back on it two decades later makes me wish I had visited more often - and... (more)
A grain train leaves the yard and enters the main at Mexico on a pleasant fall day.
A rare C32-8 mingles with CSX power at Pot Yard. Between CSX, RF&P, NS, CR, and the D&H, one never knew what interesting power might show up at PY!
In a scene that's changed considerably over the past two decades, an eastbound rack train rolls past Hancock's classic B&O CPL signal bridge.
A Chessie Geep shares the ready tracks at PY with a relatively rare Conrail C32-8.
All's quiet in Marquette on a Sunday afternoon, except for the sound of two U30s idling by the yard office.
1734 leads a good sized train through Thomasville, en route to the CSX interchange at Porters.