Wearing a fresh coat of paint, American Sugar Refining's Plymouth switcher, assigned to their Baltimore refinery, pulls a cut of loaded covered hoppers out of the loading area.
On September 25, 1983, an excursion from Baltimore to Harpers Ferry and Martinsburg via the B&O Old Main Line was scheduled to take place. I believe that the trip was sponsored by the Baltimore Ch... (more)
Wearing a fresh coat of paint, American Sugar Refining's Plymouth switcher, assigned to their Baltimore refinery, pulls a cut of empty covered hoppers off the CSX interchange tracks, for loading w... (more)
A monster Q141-14 approaches the Hollins Ferry Rd grade crossing in Baltimore.
K534-03 is eastbound on the South Baltimore Industrial Track, nearing the Waterview Avenue grade crossing. The former CPL signal at this location, once protected the connection to the ex Western M... (more)
Union Works class of 1851.
The massive backhead of C&O "Allegheny" 1604 on display at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, MD.
We're inside the long-gone Union Junction Tower at 2:44 p.m., with the op facing the Union Switch & Signal electro-pneumatic Model 14 interlocking machine, installed in 1935. The tower, built in ... (more)
We're about to climb the stairs at Union Junction and pay a visit to the op at shift change. Standing by the tower is the late H. A. Wilgis, who ran the restored GG-1 No. 4935 on its first revenu... (more)
Have we met?
America’s first streamlined passenger diesel, Baltimore & Ohio’s 1937 EMC EA 51, has been in the B&O museum for twenty-seven years in this 1981 view. Beyond the 51 is ... (more)
Baltimore & Ohio “wagontop” caboose C-2478 was one of a hundred built by B&O’s Keyser, West Virginia shops in 1941. After a thirty-nine year career, it was retired, and received a full restoration... (more)
A 1981 visit to the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum in Baltimore yielded this group of locomotives, representing four distinct types of mid-century mainline motive power mau... (more)
Bayview local HB48, with export military equipment in tow, pauses at the gate to the Port of Baltimore Dundalk Marine Terminal, awaiting port personnel to let them in.
Commercial power problems resulted in trains needing diesel power to get to their destinations. This Dash 8 is leading an AEM-7 into Baltimore.