Early E-60 action with no windshield grilles, as the 970 blows by the southbound platform at Aberdeen at 80 mph. The Penn Central Deepwater Green station signs were replaced by Amtrak about a yea... (more)
Two E-44s lead a southbound manifest through Bush Interlocking, on their way to Baltimore or possibly Potomac Yard, Virginia. Lead unit No. 4415 was built by GE for the PRR in July, 1961, and wou... (more)
"AGE BEFORE BEAUTY":
Westbound coal empties, with Chessie System/B&O SD50 8590 in charge, are paused on the Hood siding to meet eastbound trailer train with CS/C&O SD40 7561 in the lead at West H... (more)
Q216 with a lease unit on the point starts across the Susquehanna River as a tug pushes a loaded aggregate barge down river below.
Pan view of an E-60, sans windshield grilles, streaking southbound as seen from the shoulder of Chelsea Road. The 183-ton 71-foot long giant was built by General Electric in March of 1976.
Doubleheaded GG-1s are wheeling what looks to be the southbound Silver Meteor or Champion, due in Baltimore just after 6:00 and 7:00 p.m., respectively. (See comments section for further discussi... (more)
Q217-30 with an SD40-2 on the point speeds west on track 2 of CSX's Capital Subdivision, crossing the historic Thomas Viaduct.
After dropping off a road foreman at Minnick, NS 593 has a straight shot up the Port Road branch with the NS 4004 leading the charge back to the coal mines.
A well-dressed courtly older gentleman waves from the station platform as a GG-1 hustles a 7-car train of heritage cars northbound.
It's a Pumpkin Patch! This ex United States Army flat car is still in service, now for Amtrak. The original Army green and white lettering is still visible decades after it was built.
Shortly after sunrise, Q217 with a pair of UP motors speeds west on the Philadelphia Subdivision as it crosses the Little Gunpowder River.
"Hello and goodbye." A Northeast Regional passes the Vermonter, both with AEM-7s. A year later these locomotives would all be retired.
Q296 with a Tier 4 leader, is east on the Philly Sub single main, passing Van Bibber siding.
With 6400' of export coal, destined for the CONSOL Marine Terminal in Baltimore, 650 is south on track 1 of Amtrak's Northeast Corridor.
Zoom pan of the 928 rolling into BWI on a blustery winter day.