Our dedication was rewarded on this day. A Chessie run-through led by a B&O F7 passes Bound Brook station in a torrential downpour. R.T. Steinbrenner Photo
Conductor Cichanowicz aims his camera at the Ford train/Roaring 90's combo with B&O power passing through Brookfield,WI.......Thanls LTEX for the correction on the locomotives engine number..... T... (more)
“On The Fly”Diesel exhaust fills the air as a three-unit helper set, led by CS/B&O SD40-2 7613, cuts off “on the fly” at the east portal of Mt. Airy Tunnel after assisting an eastbound ... (more)
The St. Louis Trailer Train, powered by Chessie System/B&O GP40-2 4137, CS/B&O GP40-2 4425, and C&O SD40 7562, is westbound on Track 1, crossing the historic (completed 1835) Thomas Viaduct that s... (more)
Baltimore and Ohio power sits at the sanding tower of Central of New Jersey shops at Elizabethport.
Basking in the morning sun with a cut of cars to or from the Belt Line.
B&O’s Old Main Line, which generally follows the Patapsco River (thence the South Branch of the Patapsco) west from Relay, plays host to some westbound coal empties, led by Chessie System/B&O GP40... (more)
Still brings back wonderful memories of growing up in the region to see the displays at the museum.
The seldom documented east portal of the Harpers Ferry under Maryland Heights is not as glamorous as it's brother to the west. The brick face dates to 1894 and the only modification was only very ... (more)
A worn out, old Alco sits just outside the old car shops at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, lashed up with a BL2 and some sort of slug. I am unsure of the origins or plans for this... (more)
“The Not-So-Ubiquitous Chessie GP40-2”
Sure, in the 80’s you couldn’t swing a dead cat without hitting a Chessie GP40-2. But this example was unique in that it was named, and wa... (more)
THE LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL
A westbound is about to exit the Harpers Ferry Tunnel under Maryland Heights.
*Note, did clone out some wires*
A Chessie System GP30 leads an eastbound at Miller, on the B&O Garrett Subdivision, in 1977.
A single B&O Geep is seen traversing through Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of Chessie System EMDs bring a manifest freight west through Dolton. Tom Golden photo.