Air Condition Your Pup. The EMD SW8 that handles the traffic at Waste Management of Annapolis Junction, MD, USWX 2 (ex-ITI2, exx-CR 8673, neé Lehigh Valley 259, 9/1951) is a veteran of the east co... (more)
"Vulcan Materials U23B at Annapolis Junction"
Vulcan Materials GE U23B #2779 basks in the sun at the company's Annapolis Junction facility in Maryland. 2779 was built for the Leh... (more)
After making quick work of setoffs and pickups at Jessup Yard, CSX R341 (West Baltimore-Cumberland), with CSXT U23B 3238, CSXT GP38 2156 and Chessie System/CSXT GP40-2 6250, is once again westboun... (more)
The shot shows some basic information about this caboose and the class to which it belongs, I-17A. It now dwells just feet away from the CSX Capital Sub as a display unit, and formerly had been o... (more)
Your standard BNSF GE power leads crude oil empties on the secondary B&O routing as they make their long journey back towards the Bakken Oil Fields of North Dakota.
Q249-25 has just arrived at Jessup Yard, just behind the distant bridge, and is ready to push back into the yard (. In an unusual combination move, the train brings mixed freight out of Baltimore... (more)
Q398 rolls East through Annapolis Junction, as seen from atop the Vulcan Materials rock pile. This train is en route to Locust Point Yard in downtown Baltimore, MD.
This small (in acreage, to my eye) trash facility nonetheless is worked by both an SW8 and a GP10, which are occasionally seen outside the fence, as here. USWX 2 is ex LV 259, later CR 8673 and al... (more)
A light power move goes to pull cars away from the power of Q276, just to the west, which is dealing with a broken rail mid-train. It is passing interchange tracks used by Waste Management, whose ... (more)
CSX, EMD, call Jeff Gordon! This engine is in need of some decent paint. Not only have the noses in this series of engines gone really bad over time, but the shop has chosen to patch thin... (more)
Eastbound autoracks on Q276 pass by the Vulcan aggregates facility where, contrary to earlier reports that I passed on (oops!), VULX 2779, a U23B, ex-CR 2779, ex-LV 503 (ex-Wimpey, ex-Tarmac), con... (more)
It is early morning, but for the engine it is dusk ...
This venerable U23B, ex-CR, ex-LV 503 (ex-Wimpey, ex-Tarmac), works the unloading track on one of its final days; I was told that it... (more)
A well-worn pair of work horses sits idle in the cold afternoon sunshine near Tarmac Aggregates as a northbound manifest freight, running opposite main, creeps past.
Northbound MARC train passes under Route 32 on a cold Monday morning.
Busy morning at Tarmac! Southbound MARC train passes dormant CSX power and WIMX U23B moving aggregate cars in the background.