In the current age of GE six-axle dominance, it may be difficult to remember that just a few years ago EMD B-Bs were the most popular locomotive type. Chessie had a huge fleet of GP40s, and they ... (more)
A C&O GP9 switches cars on the north side of Toledo, while Ann Arbor No. 10, formerly Manistique & Lake Superior Alco S3 No. 1 performs similar chores on a parallel track.
Eastbound Jessup 96
Chesapeake & Ohio 614 has turned and is back on its train as it gets ready to leave Terra Alta, W.Va., with the Chessie Safety Express. The trip originated in Cumberland, Md., and featured the lon... (more)
Several years into the CSX era, a Chessie B30-7 teams with another B-boat and two geeps to lead a northbound out of the late afternoon sun and past the old West Point coaling tower and an ex-SCL M... (more)
5608 and 1833 making a set off at Hamburg St. (HB Tower) in Baltimore. This was not a through freight, but a run that came over from the east side of town and was going to Riverside. From the Coll... (more)
SW1 #8407 passes the water fall at Sharpless Road with a westbound local on the Landenburg Branch.
From the Collection of Tim Cronin
Chessie System ran their Safety Express behind steamer 614 in the summer of 1981. This image was taken as it cruised along the B&O mainline between Youngstown and New Castle. The Pittsburgh and La... (more)
Southbound double stack train heads under the road bridge at Glenco ,n.y.
Chessie System stack train headed south passes the old Ashford tower.
Chessie System stack train headed west passed cp draw .
Chessie 3802 was voted by TRAINS Magazine in 1982 as the All-American Locomotive, the engine is now preserved in full Chessie colors at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, MD
RS-97 bangs across the diamond at North Street in Leroy, NY on a wintery March day in 1980. Bill Heeks flags the crossing and will make a cut behind the 3rd car for the Leroy set off.
BO 4810 leads a westbound freight over the ACY RR. and approaches the Conrail crossing near Greenwich, OH on a typical March day in Ohio. The GP38 is trailed by GP40-2 and GP40. The B&O color posi... (more)
CSX local C770 passes the SEPTA commuter station traveling westbound on CSX Trenton Line.