WM 501 eases downgrade towards Helmstetter curve, running beside a wall of colorful deciduous trees.
On September 25, 1983, an excursion from Baltimore to Harpers Ferry and Martinsburg via the B&O Old Main Line was scheduled to take place. I believe that the trip was sponsored by the Baltimore Ch... (more)
Diesels take over for steam on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, as WM 501 pushes this days' train around Helmstetters Curve en route to the turnaround point near the landslip, just short of F... (more)
A trio of 80MACs await a new crew at the firehouse in Brandywine, MD, returning lite from the power plant at Chalk Point, MD.
Wearing a fresh coat of paint, American Sugar Refining's Plymouth switcher, assigned to their Baltimore refinery, pulls a cut of empty covered hoppers off the CSX interchange tracks, for loading w... (more)
Coal loads for the power plant at Morgantown on the Potomac River roll south behind a trio of former Conrail 80MACs. My formative high school railfanning years were spent chasing these in my back... (more)
A late-running "Capitol Limited" hustles through Washington Grove at near track speed, on its way to the next stop at Rockville.
A monster Q141-14 approaches the Hollins Ferry Rd grade crossing in Baltimore.
The 4935 is still looking pretty good two years after its restoration by the Wilmington Shops, as it makes a brief station stop at Aberdeen's northbound platform. Note the head-end power car made ... (more)
A battered Metroliner snack-bar coach rips over the East Bel Air Avenue crossing at 100+ mph, on its way to DC. Lead car No. 852 was one of twenty 60-seat snack-bar coaches built by GE as PRR Cla... (more)
Southbound "Silver Star"