Q398 calls the approach slow signal at Weverton as he nears the western entrance of the Brunswick yard. Not far behind him is Q411. Around the bend in the river is Harpers Ferry.
Framed by the rugged pine trees and jagged rocks of Weverton Cliffs, Q411 calls the Weverton signals before making his trip through the Brunswick yard.
CSX Q376 rolls past one of the many entrances to the C&O Canal. To the bottom left you can see an old gate house and lock that was used to raise canal boats.
Q415 rolls eastward, about to cross from the Cumberland Subdivision to the Metropolitan Subdivision.
Not much room for this big GE. Track number 2 goes around the outside of Catoctin tunnel, wedged between a rocky cliff and the C&O Canal. Definitely quite a sight to behold as D740 makes it's wa... (more)
As darkness closes in, a MARC commuter train rushes into Catoctin Tunnel hurrying towards it's next stop, Brunswick. Catoctin Tunnel, built by the B&O Railroad, was completed in 1903.
After just passing through the High Rock signals, this MARC commuter train rounds the bend that leads to the east portal of the Catoctin Tunnel. "Next stop, Brunswick......"
Tucked away by the mountain, the Point of Rocks tunnel used to host both tracks due to the limited space imposed by the C&O Canal. Once the canal ceased operation in the early 1900's, the B&O too... (more)
As U323 waits on track 2 to get his signal, Q414 powers up as he passes him on track 1, just after exiting the Point of Rocks tunnel.
Magnolia Cutoff railfanning at it's best. A late day coal trail hurries east past a group of railfans along Kessler's Curve.
A short CSX train gently rolls by mile post 83 of the Hanover Sub while being shadowed by Jacks Mountain.
P030 gently rolls into the Harpers Ferry, preparing to make it's final stop before continuing to Union Station.
CSX Q130, hits a pocket of sun in the shadows of the mountains, splitting the Doe Gully CPL signals on his trip eastward towards Portsmouth, VA.
CSX Q261, while passing the delapitated maintence siding at Hansrote, is dwarfed by the CPL masts and surrounding mountains.
U878, crosses over the Great Cacapon River, on it's route from Grafton, WV to Baltimore, MD.