Snow, wind and cold. A westbound freight creeps out of the western portal of the Allegheny Tunnel, greeted by snow covered tracks. With the wind whipping, I was surprised I was able to keep the ... (more)
The switch heaters work away on this snowy day as an empty CSX slab train slows to a stop at the EAS signals.
After being delayed by signal problems due to severe weather, commuters depart the train and head home.
An evening Rock Runner slowly snakes its way off of the trestle at Harpers Ferry.
A long manifest pauses to set the air before enter the west port of the Allegheny Tunnel during a heavy snow. Thanks Darryl and BurghMan for the explaination.
With an Alberta Clipper is full swing, the first passenger train of the evening glides it's way into the Point of Rocks Station. The red work limit boards guard "Track Foreman Jim Kaywood" with h... (more)
Magnolia Cutoff railfanning at it's best. A late day coal trail hurries east past a group of railfans along Kessler's Curve.
Pulling with all of their might, an eastbound manifest tackles the remaining grade on the West Slope as a westbound intermodal train's helpers round the bend.
Fellow railfans and RP contributors Sean Hoyden and Jim Johnston watch as a helper set rolls westbound through Summerhill, PA.
On a hazy, hot, and humid August day, a group of kids tubing down the Potomac River pause to watch Q261 cross the Potomac River into West Virginia.
As they round the curve, everyone is fixated on one thing, the Pennsy E8's.
Westbound autorack crossing into West Virginia on a fall day.
A sign dating back to the old Western Maryland days shows the history of this line while UBHF grinds uphill in the background.
The old switch pipeline runs from HO Tower, controling the small Hancock yard. Soon, this will be gone, as will HO Tower and the last remaining CPL signal bridge at the yard. Seen here, D721 run... (more)
Creeping along the tree lined banks of the Shenandoah River, the rock runner heads south back towards the quarry.