The sun is setting rapidly, like a metaphor for the locomotive leading this train. Almost half of the trains I saw this day had ACS-64s; the replacement for the AEM-7 and HHP. As my dad says, &q... (more)
Q373 speeds west on track 1 at Rosedale with a hard working standard cab EMD leader.
A Northeast Regional zips across the Susquehanna River, led by an ACS-64 at dusk.
Conrail C40-8 6038 passes Viaduct Jct. Tower in Cumberland on a cold December morning in 1995.
A westbound freight crosses the Jones Falls at North Avenue in Baltimore.
Amtrak AEM-7 902 rolls southbound on the Northeast Corridor by Perryville station in 1996.
Smoke from Western Maryland Scenic Railroad's 1916 Baldwin 2-8-0 blankets the historic Cumberland depot and riverfront as the excursion unloads and prepares to head back to Ridgely, West Virginia ... (more)
An inbound MARC commuter train arrives at Camden Station in Baltimore on a summer evening.
K952 rounds the curve at Washington Grove on a sunny Saturday morning in September 1996.
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)