An aerial view lets us see combine 2 elements for an intricate shot. The leader for MARC train P881 is #71 (GP39H-2). These geeps are getting harder and harder to find out on the road. We also ca... (more)
A pair of veteran SD40-2's hauling the daily morning Jessup empties west on the Met.
An eastbound autorack train passes through Waring on the Metropolitan Subdivision.
A holiday-delayed loaded autorack train is seen here at the Waring Viaduct with a fresh CSX GE and a ratty CP GE trailing. This is a rarely done shot due to the steep embankment on either side of... (more)
CSX 6857, an ex-RF&P GP40, and an ex-Chessie unit are photographed heading east at Waring on the Met Sub. They are bound for Bladensburg to pick up empty Rockrunner cars
The Trash Train, on its 17 mile run between Dickerson and Derwood, is eastbound on CSX's Metropolitan Subdvision. photographed from Waring Station Rd. near Germantown.
The westbound Capitol Limited passes the MARC platform at Germantown, Maryland.
Not stopping at Germantown!
T728 bound for the tidewater area of Virginia splits the ex B&O signals at Seneca Fill. Since this image Safetrans have been installed here as part of the resignaling of the Met Sub.
82 arrives in Germantown, one of the many fast growing suburbs located along CSX's Metropolitan Subdivision.
The "G" plate usually designates a "grade" signal where a train can pass a stop and proceed signal without stopping (but at restricted speed) so as not to stall on the grade. At the Cloppers CPL ... (more)
A westbound MARC train eases into the station at Germantown.
A westbound MARC train slows to a stop at Germantown.
As usual, I came hoping to catch freight trains, but caught only MARC trains. Oh well, any train is better than no train.