SA99 stopped at Blenheim to wye the units as the heater was not working in the 4811. Here they are as they are about to couple back up to the train. Departed at 16:02 with WM 6403 - B&O 4811 & 62 ... (more)
Snowplow Extra bit off more than it could chew
Late on the frigid night of January 18, 1985 a trio of Chessie SD35 helpers wait at Burnsville, WV for the next call to shove a load toward Grafton on the Cowen Subdivision of the Monongah Divisio... (more)
Sitting In Snow By Station
Westbound on the B&O/CSX New Castle Sub.
DT 41 westbound with B&O 4442 - C&O 3917 - B&O 4161 - B&O 4024 - B&O 4204 - B&O 4048 with 83 cars and cabooses 903295 & 903110
One of five Chessie SD20-2's that had been rebuilt from
a SD35 heads north back to Queensgate Yard as it travels above Covington Kentucky.
B&O SD9 1833 drills the east end of Hagerstown yard. All that louvering played havoc with the Chessie cat.
Chessie w/b TL-49 with 7617, 4058, 6954 elephant style cross the Potomac and enter Harper's Ferry, WV 26MAR85
This morning's Hagerstown yard east end switcher is C&O GP35 3574. Chessie paint kinda struck me as gaudy but with all the Class 1's in the US boiled down to half a dozen rr's, I miss it.
NI 42 just entering the west end of Talbot yard in St.Thomas with B&O 4121 - B&O 3748 & 30 cars with caboose 903270.
Into April and there is still snow on the ground.
Power off ST 98 having cut off their train in Talbot yard has arrived at the shop tracks to be serviced. The time recorded in my logs was 08:15am
Lead unit was B&O 3835 with B&O 4811 trailing.