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.
CSX Transportation's Spirit of the Armed Forces specially-painted ES44AC 1776 is preparing a setout of intermodal cars for Charlotte, NC, off of the Chicago, IL to Chambersburg, PA intermodal trai... (more)
CSXT #218 leads an eastbound into Cumberland, Md.
A quick stop in Cumberland, Maryland after leaving Altoona, Pa rewarded us with two eastbound CSX trains rolling into the yard. The firs was a loaded coal train lead by CSXT #559.
The Western Maryland Scenic "Spring Blossom" special rolls westbound through the Cumberland "Narrows" in the form of a WM-painted GP30 and four passenger cars. Barely visible at the bottom is CSX ... (more)
Autorack train Q216 makes its way through the "Narrows" as it navigates the last couple miles of the ex-B&O Keystone Subdivision before entering Cumberland for a recrew.
There are few freight cars that are more distinctive than the B&O’s “wagontop” box cars. Conceived out of the necessity to replace older double-sheathed boxcars with steel ones, the class M15K wag... (more)
Various motive power sits outside the Cumberland shops
Some of the motive power located in Cumberland. A former Chessie System caboose, still wearing it's Chessie scheme, sits among the locomotives.
Finding a caboose on a class one still wearing it's predecessor's scheme is a hard find, as evident by this former Chessie System caboose.
We're looking out from an open-window coach, as the 614 makes a hard left at Viaduct Junction. It was a rocket-ride up the Potomac Valley that day.
“Squeeze Play”Viewed from "Lover's Leap", CSX R217 (Philadelphia-New Boston, MI auto racks) is westbound through the Cumberland Narrows, just west of Cumberland, MD. Between Haystack Mo... (more)