Chesie System had been infiltrating the the Baltimore and Ohio for several years when I took this picture of a long cut of empty hoppers heading to the coal fields south of Philipi.
I stood on the route 50 bridge for several hours. Then snow fluries moved in and my feet started to freeze. Another great coal job from Grafton showed up with F unit and GP-9. I grabed the shot an... (more)
On an unseasonably warm April afternoon, B&O GP30 6909 and an unidentified GP38 wait patiently at the Stanley Interlocking for a favorable signal into Conrail's Stanley Yard. I vividly recall the... (more)
On my birthday in 1985, I was photographing trains on the elevated Illinois Central Railroad right-of-way near Riverdale Interlocking in Riverdale, IL, when I noticed a long westbound transfer fre... (more)
B&O E8As 26 and 26A at service facility near Union Station
B&O "National limited" behind E6A 1410 and E7A 1425 in Union Station
Going to GW and living in Georgetown, I had witnessed the B&O Georgetown local from the inside of a Metro Bus on K Street at night. But this was the only time I saw it in daylight. Here it is pass... (more)
A pristine B&O caboose, decked out in full Capitol Dome paint, trots along at the end of CSX's Lorain local. How many years did this caboose have to wait for the paint scheme on the locomotives to... (more)
A sunburst consist from the B&O makes a move past John's camera. For more color classics, click here>
Neither rain nor snow etc. will keep the hostler from putting sand in these here engines.
B&O GP9 5938 and GP35 3557 pull an eastbound train through the Ridgely Tower interlocking at the north side of Springfield, bound for Decatur, IL. The B&O's use of the ICG(GM&O) facility at Ridge... (more)
Cat in the weeds One of the last units still in Chessie paint rests forlornly in the weeds at the Paradise Valley Industrial park. The unit has a bad main generator and with current busines... (more)
Two veteran EMD units sit in the rain after completing a mine run from Phillipi.
Crew of this train gathers in front of B&O #51 before leaving Jersey City for Washington, D.C.
Don't they look nice with color and clean and with a builder's plate?