A couple of B&O classics set outside of the Western Scenic Railroad Museum.
Just a few minutes from Washington, 29 sprints through the Maryland suburbs on the eve of the summer solstice.
Some fishermen are unfazed by the HHP zipping by above.
Acela passes over the Susquehanna river as I enjoy a crab cake sandwich for lunch at the Tidewater Grille. I was the only person dining outside in late October, but it wasn't so bad with underarm... (more)
Norfolk Southern(Virginian) Heritage unit number 1069 rolls Eastbound train 592 through Port Deposit, Md. on 11-24-13.
The Virginian Heritage Unit and NS train 592 pass under the old PRR signal bridge at Perryman, MD. In the background an Amtrak crew gives them a roll-by inspection.
The Virginian Heritage Unit leads NS 592, a loaded coal train from Shire Oaks, PA, as it crosses over the Susquehanna River on the NEC. It's headed for the Consol coal pier in Baltimore, MD.
A Shire Oaks to Baltimore coal train warms the hearts of a half-dozen photographers on a cold and windy day along the Susquehanna River. Here it's passing under the old PRR position light signals ... (more)
A MARC train rolls into NCR as a WMATA Orange line train head into the yard.
It's train time.
Arriving at it's final destination, Q398 rounds the loop at Locust Point Yard.
The pointless arrow, aka the chevron logo, is still displayed above the entrance to the first station just north of Washington DC. Being protected from the elements, it has aged rather well.
Norfolk Southern(Erie) Heritage unit number 1068 rolls Westbound train 65R through Charlestown, Md. on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor on 11-19-13.
It was a long time coming. The Erie Heritage Unit finally made it onto the point of an oil train that we PA,MD, and DE railfans count on the satisfy our heritage fix. Here it leads 65R under the c... (more)