Great news for this grand lady! The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad announced today that it will acquire #1309, a C&O 2-6-6-2 mallet, and return the locomotive to operation. The 1309, the last ... (more)
Built in 1968 for the Penn Central as their 3243, MARC #72 started life as an EMD GP40. After it's stint with Conrail, the unit was transformed into it's current form, and designated a GP39H-2.
The CSXT Mountain Sub is 112 miles long and runs from Grafton, WV, to the Cumberland Terminal, MD. Along the route manned tower use to help train movements in the ABS double area. All these towers... (more)