USAX 7371 poses beside the classy engine house at APG on the second day of 1998. Notice the dismantled front steps and parts strewn about the walkway.
Empty oil train K053-05 hammers west on track 1 of CSX's Baltimore Terminal Subdivision, approaching Bush St.
L137-06 with a stop signal at Carroll holds just east of the Bush St grade crossing on track 1, as P855 passes on the MARC lead, lined for track 1 at Carroll.
Western Maryland 2-8-0 #729 leads a freight train around Helmstetter's Cuve as the sun is setting behind the engine. A plume of smoke and the engine is silhouetted by the remaining light of day.
CSX coal drag U848 departs the Cumberland Terminal with two GE units on the point. Amazingly to those of us from the south, only these two units will pull the loads eastward with no problems.
"Got Heritage?" Sitting in the yard before being sent west to Cumberland on the nights D720 is the B&O F7 coming back from the event over the weekend in Spencer, NC. Although not a true... (more)
"On the Old CVRR" The southern end of the NS Lurgan Branch is actually the old Cumberland Valley Railroad that went from Harrisburg, PA to Winchester, VA. The CVRR was later acquired b... (more)
CSXT only schedule trains on the Mountain Sub is Q316/317 freight trains. Here Q316 passes thru Altamont and is about to start down 17 mile grade towards Cumberland. This mainline mainly is a coal... (more)
A Western Maryland Consolidation takes water in Cumberland, Md., before attacking the mountains to the west. This is actually a charter photo op from Lerro Productions on the Western Maryland Scen... (more)
Golden Slumbers Returning from the Streamliner event in Spencer, NC are the Juniata Terminal restored PRR E8's and train pictured at sunset after crossing the Potomac River. The train w... (more)
Three steam engines line up next to each other - Western Maryland 2-8-0 #734, Flagg Coal 0-4-0 #75 and Viscose Company 0-4-0 #6 - at the Western Maryland Scenic Railway's 25th anniversary celebrat... (more)
Empty juice train Q141, with a large cut of intermodal on the head end, speeds west towards Baltimore.
Empty oil train 67X, hammers west through the interlocking at CP-PILOT.
Empty oil train K055-23 with a KCS Southern Belle on the point returns west to the oil fields of North Dakota, passing the historic Point of Rocks station.
The Nickle Plate Road NS 8100 leads the 227 intermodal train over the Potomac River trestle heading towards Hagerstown for a crew change.