It's an extremely rare sight to see Amtrak locomotives cross this bridge, seeing as Amtrak doesn't operate on this line. Today, these locomotives are bound for the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore... (more)
TPR 217 pulls a string of empty centerbeams out of the Home Depot Distribution Center in Sparrows Point, on the old site of what was once the largest steel mill in the world.
After making the run up the mountain from Union Bridge, Maryland Midland UBHF meets up with CSX D795 at the interchange, making for a great photo opportunity with two different colors and shapes o... (more)
After working Lehigh Cement, Maryland Midland UBHF heads back down to the yard to finish putting together their train to take to Highfield. Two SD40-2s rebuilt from SD45s are in the lead, while GP... (more)
After climbing up the mountain from Hagerstown, CSX B702 cuts away from its Maryland Midland interchange traffic before continuing to the grit mill in Charmain, PA. Older power tends to hang aroun... (more)
With an old YN2-painted CW40-8, ex-C&O SD40-2, and ex-Clinchfield GP38-2 for power, Hagerstown, MD to Charmain, PA turn B702 works upgrade between Smithsburg and Highfield on the old Western Maryl... (more)
Baltimore Terminal transfer job Y102-14 is eastbound on track 2 of the Locust Point Branch, with 58 cars in tow for Locust Point Yard.
Baltimore Terminal transfer job Y102-14 rounds the Locust Point loop with 58 cars for Locust Point out of Curtis Bay. CSX has removed a lot of out of service track, in this portion of the yard, w... (more)
Amtrak E-60 No. 975 leads a northbound train of Amfleet cars by Substation No. 17, just north of the 69.5 signal. The 975 was built by GE for Amtrak in March, 1976.
100 loads of coal bound for Baltimore Maryland to be transferred onto a barge, CSX train N785 passes Oakland Maryland as hints of the fall season appear.
The new Acela II making what I think was its first daylight run up the NEC rounds the curve south of BWI.
On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, WMSR 501 pulls the Frostburg Flyer up the 1.75% grade through Slabtown.The authentic WM signal bridge marks the east end of the former double track ... (more)
Amtrak 30, the Capitol Limited, running about an hour late at 10:48, is eastbound on No. 2 Main at North Branch, just (railroad) east of Cumberland. In less than one-quarter mile, the train will c... (more)
WMSR 1309 was recently painted into her new WM Fireball scheme, and put on display at Cumberland Station for Cumberland’s Whiskey Rebellion celebration.
Here, 1309 is being pulled back to Ri... (more)
Pondering Responders: Special tribute units like CSXT #911 and #1776 (and #3194) remind us to pause on days like today and remember all those who are willing to serve and sacrifice for thei... (more)