Lucky number 13! The third Brunswick train of the Friday afternoon rush scoots through the Derwood Dip on a Clear.
CSXT Q216 speeds east through Derwood, MD running parallel to the WMATA track and the Shady Grove station.
Amtrak P030-14 flies by the busy Shady Grove WMATA station with AMTK #406 trailing.
Finally back up to a full consist, Amtrak's eastbound Capitol Limited skates along the icy Metropolitan Sub.
Each unit is uniquely interesting:
#824: 1 of 14 active P40DC's on Amtrak
About to cut away from the last cut of spotted trash cars, D765's power is seen here. The lead SD60M is proudly displaying its Conrail heritage with its marker lights lit. The old Rock Island tr... (more)
"The Caveman" keeps watch on D765's shove as they spot another set of trash empties at the Shady Grove Trash Facility. The doublestack containers are removed via crane and placed on trucks to be ... (more)
K502-12 was my first slab train on CSX; neat to see a long string of gondolas (with an occasional flat). Derwood CPLs still stand; no Safetrans in sight! This shot is from the opposite side of t... (more)
Hotshot Q297 sprints through the interlocking at Derwood, making sure that he won't delay any MARC commuter trains.