The grade here is 1.59%, and two big GE's are easing a heavy manifest eastbound down grade. The battle to hold back weight is almost as awesome as the climb uphill! Note the pretty spring color, a... (more)
853 and 212 wait for crew next to famous old "D" tower. Hard to imagine at the state the old tower is in now how it must have looked during the busy days of steam at Grafton.
Happy Birthday to me. With half the day gone and my scanner missing in action, I took a gamble that "The Snake"- the Mountain Sub's only manifest train - was still leaving Cumberland in the early ... (more)
A seen no longer witnessed by railfans/railroaders. The historic C&O signals can be seen in the background as their replacements wait to be placed into service. A month after this image was taken,... (more)
Q138 exiting Benford Tunnel.
Q138-10 exits MP-5 at the eastern portal of Benford Tunnel on the Low Grade Line
Crew change at Tilford Yard.