Gliding down grade thru Meyersdale, Q016 is at track speed on its journey on to Illinois.
Alarm bells ring at 0500 hours, it’s time to seek out the damage from continuation of a relentless winter storm. Sleepy eyes gaze the surrounding forests slumped as if they can’t bear anymore dama... (more)
On a warm, muggy July morning, Q015 glides down the west slope of Sand Patch Grade under the Western Maryland Salisbury Viaduct.
A 1984-built SD50 leads two Geeps and what appears to be three NWs or SWs in tow eastbound on the old B&O mainline near Salisbury Viaduct.
A westbound CSX intermodal train negotiates s reverse curve near Meyersdale, Pennsylvania.
The fall tree colors are coming into peak season as CSX 3028 roars west over the Sand Patch summit.
As the leaves begin to change color, an eastbound coal drags DPU power shoves hard on the rear as it’s cresting the steep grade at Sand Patch.
As the leaves begin to change color, CSX Q136 heads eastbound under the former Western Maryland trestle.
CSX 3028 leads a westbound doublestack over the summit on the Sand Patch grade. This was my first visit to Sand Patch and my first time seeing the east coast fall tree colors, and what a great ex... (more)
A loaded eastbound of black diamonds passes through Yoder, an area between Garrett and Meyersdale on a sunny late August day on the former B&O mainline.
An eastbound intermodal is getting close to the top of CSX's west slope of the Alleghenies, and will soon make its way down Sand Patch Grade into Cumberland, MD. Only a single unit up front on thi... (more)
A westbound freight passes through railroad Yoder and picks up some grease for the wheels.
A lone unit leads the eastbound Capital Limited through Yoder on the CSX Keystone Sub.
An eastbound freight glides through Yoder on it's way to Cumberland in the last rays of sunlight.
Riders on the eastbound Capital Limited are treated to fall colors as they traverse Sandpatch Grade.