Arriving at Point of Rocks
Westbound on the Old Main Line
The Pennsylvania Railroad's No. 4890 (Altoona-GE, March, 1940) was looking pretty good here at the B&O Museum in 1991. Author Karl R. Zimmermann, in his book "The Remarkable GG1" said of this pai... (more)
Two 1966-built SD40s are pushing an eastbound freight up the old B&O mainline, with a Vesuvian plume of smoke emanating from the ex-WM unit, No. 7572.
Loaded autorack train Q216-04, speeds east on the Philly Sub single main, passing the Bonsal American concrete plant at White Marsh.
592, with export coal loads for Baltimore, is south on track 2 of Amtrak's Northeast Corridor as it approaches the Aberdeen, MD station.
The All American Locomotive, better known as Chessie System 3802 heads back to the B&O Railroad Museum which can be seen in the Baltimore skyline. I shot through the cab window since it was a soli... (more)
Northbound "Silver Meteor"
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 501, prior to it's recent scheme change, is pictured with the 7436 (EMD SD35) at the station in Cumberland.
The Frostburg Flyer with the WMSR 501 in the "circus scheme" in the lead pulls into the station on a nice Autumn day.
Veteran 7710 and another unit shuffle around the east end of CSX's Cumberland yard.
Waiting it's turn to enter the Cumberland yard, a loaded coal train waits down below the high hillsides of the Narrows.
Various power rests outside the Cumberland shop