PRR E-44's and B&O F-units await assignments at RF&P's "Pot Yard". This was the major freight yard in the Washington D.C. area.
A B&O GP30 brings a Western Maryland caboose across the diamonds at Dolton on their return to nearby Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
B&O coal train led by an SD35/GP9 duo crosses under the Western Maryland.
The first movement of the Chessie Steam Special, a ferry move to Philadelphia and Baltimore, has come to a halt in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. If I recall correctly, the 2101 had an overheated ... (more)
As the sun comes up on a summer morning, the Baltimore & Ohio's flagship Capitol Limited is on the last lap of its overnight journey from Washington as it passes the operator's cabin at Pullman Ju... (more)
Four decades ago, the Chessie Steam Special roamed their system behind ex- Reading 4-8-4 #2101. Here is the Special in its second season passing the classic C&O Colonial-style station at Maysvill... (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 c... (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.
A Roger Puta Photograph
Proceeding through the Interlocking Plant. A Roger Puta Photograph
Emerging from hibernation after its duties as one of the stars of the American Freedom Train, Reading T-1 2101 is taking its first steps as Chessie Steam Special 2101. The changeover... (more)
The southbound Orange Blossom Special travels within sight of the Philadelphia Art Museum after exiting the tunnel that passes under the Oval in front of the iconic art museum steps. The t... (more)
“Age Before Beauty”Westbound coal empties, with Chessie System/B&O SD50 8590 in charge, are paused on the Hood siding to meet a higher priority eastbound trailer train with CS/C&O SD40 ... (more)