“Fresh Air”: A crewman of the “East End Local” (B829), with Chessie System/B&O GP38 2047, gets some fresh air and conducts a “roll by” inspection of R171 (Orange Blossom Special South), while bei... (more)
“Off the Showroom Floor. Almost.”
By October 21, 1984, this pair of Chessie System units looks to have seen some very limited revenue service, but, having just been built in August, they certainl... (more)
Empty hoppers on their way back to the mines roll west out of the Baltimore & Ohio's yard at Grafton, WV, on a summer afternoon, behind an F7/SD9/GP9 lashup.
Back when Pittsbugh's P&LE station was a station rather than a restaurant, Baltimore & Ohio train 8, the Shenandoah, gets underway for Washington behind E8 1465, a former C&O unit. This was the pr... (more)
Baltimore & Ohio train 10, the Chicago-Pittsburgh Gateway, has crossed the Chicago River on its way out of town and is about to rattle the multiple diamonds at Ash Street. A minimal consist of a f... (more)
"Park it." Done switching the yard, the crew brings the 6462 in for a break.
In 1927, the Baltimore and Ohio ordered 20 P-7 class Pacifics for service on the New York – Washington Royal Blue Line service. In an attempt to gain notice fr... (more)
The First E-Unit
A shortened version of the Royal Blue stands in Baltimore. Of course, this is not Camden Station, but rather the nearby Mount Clare shops complex, which has... (more)
Having been with the B&O for over 30 years of service, this high hood Geep leads a Chessie-painted GP30 as they head southeast toward Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
One of my first shots using a DSLR camera. A westbound empty hopper train (E819) approaches the now gone B&O CPL Bridge at Grasshopper just west of Hancock in April, 2011. I remember standing on t... (more)
A short CSX trailer train, with Chessie System/B&O GP40-2 4438 as the sole power, westbound approaching Poplar (mp 82.5) on CSX's (former B&O) Philadelphia Sub, on July 26, 1987. (Kodachrome)
“The Heartbreak of Corrosion”:
Rust has taken its toll on the best part of the B&O paint scheme—the Capitol Dome emblem—on this GP40, acting as lead unit on a westbound manifest at Harwood (mp 1... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph