"Washing the pebbles" as the conductor put it. This ballast train is rinsing its load before being sent out for duty in order to cut down on dust clouds when dumped along the right of way.
A Northeast Regional heads north over the Susquehanna River in late October.
An early morning MARC train heads south out of BWI.
Baltimore Penn Station has some beautiful stained glass in the ceiling.
A pair of BNSF units and a mixed assortment of CSX locomotives idle near Mexico Farms on the eastern edge of CSX's Cumberland Terminal Subdivision. The two western visitors arrived at Cumberland f... (more)
64Z, with the Southern heritage unit leading, rolls slowly eastbound by the car inspector for a final inspection before going onto Amtrak at CP-PERRY.
The railfans are out in full force with the rumor that the GP38-3's will be replaced with 6 axle power in the new year.
The New York Central heritage races through the Maryland countryside as the sun begins to rise on a beautiful day.
Detour empty oil cans K055 hammers west on the Baltimore Terminal Subdivision at Carroll. The Baltimore skyline, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, and M&T Bank Stadium tower in the distance.
Sometimes things just seem to come together as was the case on this particular Saturdays excursion with the holiday season some fresh snow and ice & the star attraction of the night was none other... (more)
Built by FreightCar America in December 2013, new hoppers for the Union Railroad head north on Norfolk Southern.
CSX K055 is led by three BNSF locomotives at Weverton, Maryland.
The eastbound Capitol Limited cruised through Brunswick, Maryland, on a sunny late December day.
Amtrak #100 leads train PO30 Sitting under the I-68 bridge during it's morning passenger stop