Completed in 1835, the Thomas Viaduct is the world’s oldest multiple-arch stone railroad bridge. Situated over the Patapsco River near Relay, Maryland, the structure was built by the Baltimore &... (more)
On the weekend of September 24-5, 1983, two excursions were run on the B&O out of Baltimore. The grapevine said that the power was to be the former Clinchfield F-units, freshly painted in Seaboard... (more)
Track geometry train, W003-15, crosses the historic Thomas Viaduct, on it's journey from Baltimore to Richmond.
“Sans Dome”Skirting past the rock face at Relay is B&O bay window caboose 903729, bringing up the rear of an Old Main Line coal drag destined for the Curtis Bay piers. Still in (now... (more)
On October 4, 1981, the Chessie Safety Express made a one-way ferry trip from Baltimore to Richmond. Here Chesapeake & Ohio 4-8-4 614 leads the train over the B&O’s Thomas Viaduct in morn... (more)
Philadelphia bound, C&O 4-8-4 614 leads the Chessie Safety Express over the Thomas Viaduct at Relay, Maryland. The round trip, operated by the Baltimore Chapter of the NRHS, originated in S... (more)
Just minutes before sundown on a May day, the James Strates carnival train crosses the Thomas Viaduct at Relay, Maryland.
“OBS Variety Pack”There were precious few vantage points along the B&O’s Philadelphia or Washington Subdivisions to get a broadside view of a 5-unit lashup. And, save a train actu... (more)
At 17:58, MARC 132 is 15 minutes late as it begins to slow for its scheduled 17:43 St. Denis station stop on April 20, 1987. Here, the Washington to Baltimore Camden Line commuter has just ... (more)
Q217, with a pair of KCS Southern Belles, crosses the historic Thomas Viaduct, and a rain swollen Patapsco River.
“Strange Bedfellows”Less than seven weeks out of La Grange, an SD50, aided by an SD9, with an eastbound OML coal drag for the Curtis Bay piers, skirts past the rock face at Relay, w... (more)
In a busy St Denis scene, N788-02 comes to a stop on track 2 of the Capital Sub, as MARC P885 speeds west on track 1. To the right, K672-01 is holding on the Old Main Line, awaiting a route to Cu... (more)
“NETT Change”CSX R134 (the former NETT, Northeast Trailer Train, Memphis to Philadelphia), with CS/B&O GP40-2 6243 leading, is eastbound crossing the Patapsco River on the historic ... (more)
A MARC Bilevel Cab Car being pushed through Relay, MD by MARC 28. The conductor doesn't seem thrilled.
A MARC RDC set is heading from Baltimore to Washington, crossing Thomas Viaduct on a warm September morning.