The Chessie Steam Special, led by C&O 614, heads out of Cumberland, Md on its way to Terra Alta, West Virginia.
Lite power meets at the stop signal at Mexico Jct in Cumberland MD
The caboose of an empty westbound coal train passes B & O 1827 in Cumberland Yard.
WMSR 2-8-0 734 in the Cumberland Narrows. Sure do miss the 734 and hope one day we will see her again roaming the rails
Returned to Chessie by the Gettysburg railway after GETY acquired its own power, Western Maryland RS3’s 189, 186, and 198 have been set aside at the B&O shops in Cumberland, Maryland.
Heading out the old B&O Mountain Sub behind CSX A-B-A F-Units and two MARC Geeps bracketing another F-Unit. The special traversed the Seventeen Mile, Cranberry, Cheat River, and Newburg Grades, t... (more)
Capitol Limited 30, after awaiting at CSX yard signal for few mins, switches to the inner (eastbound) main track as she picks up the yard speed in no time. She departs Chicago daily at 1840 and p... (more)
Departing bang on time @ Cumberland station, CAPITOL 29 rounds the first turn as she picks up a notch on 17 hour journey from DC to Chicago [Canon R5 RF70-200/2.8IS]
CSX 286 pinch hits on the eastbound Capital Limited which is running a couple hours behind schedule, presumably to mechanical issues with Amtrak 170 (directly behind the freight unit), as they pul... (more)
Assigned as a DPU unit on the end of a heavy coal train, 3175 sits by Amtrak's Cumberland station waiting for entry into the former B&O yard.
In the final light of day, a westbound train of empty hoppers departs the Baltimore & Ohio yard in Cumberland, Maryland.
Most of Western Maryland’s RS3’s were retired by 1976, but four were leased by the Gettysburg Railroad when it was formed to operate the line from Gettysburg to Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania. ... (more)
CSX K676 with a CN duo rolls through downtown Cumberland Maryland. Just west down the line, the crew would tie the train down for a recrew.