A formidable force to encounter at a grade crossing- doubleheaded GG-1s on a train of heritage cars. At 80 mph, the "Silver Meteor" will soon be cooling its heels at Baltimore Penn Station.
Union Works class of 1851.
The massive backhead of C&O "Allegheny" 1604 on display at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, MD.
Q249-14 with a foreign visitor on the point, speeds west on CSX's Capital Subdivision, passing the Laurel MARC station.
Amtrak 29 arrives a few minutes late into Cumberland as a fresh crew takes over for the trip over Sand Patch grade and points west.
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)
A short Q193 speeds west on track 1 at Patuxant.
WM 734 works westbound at Cash Valley Road.
Q249, with a colorful lashup, pulls west on the Westbound Storage Track, as it assembles it's train at Jessup Yard.
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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)
WM 734 Pushes a train West. These were the good ol days
A Northeast Regional heads southbound over the Susquehanna River with the Phase III Amfleet Office Car named "Beech Grove."