Cumberland, MD 5/24/2014 - The varied hues of sodium vapor lamps from street lights and signs cast a wash of different colors on the Wills Creek spillway as the eastbouund Q-394 waits its turn to ... (more)
Cumberland, MD 5/26/2012 - But for the "GCK" reporting marks on the side sill and an air conditioning unit placed above the cab of SD-35 7436, it would be hard to tell that this photograph was not... (more)
B246-29 Cumberland helper is headed west on the rear of Q375
X.. Conrail Unit with some serious paint issues leads todays Q375-29 past the old Bud Board... not sure if they lost the multi year lease or just decided that the only advertising good they were g... (more)
Its not unusual to see one train sitting at the world famous Bud Board in Cumberland,Md but 2 perfectly side by side facing the same direction at the same time into the Queen City is a bit unusual... (more)
Eastbound Grain train at the Bud Board Cumberland,Md CSXT 5495 CSXT 8757
Cumberland wasn't as busy in '94 as it is today, but even then trains often had to stop on the west side of town, awaiting clearance into the terminal.
Led by a weatherbeaten GP30M, 384 makes his final approach into Cumberland Terminal.
While waiting for the excursion to pass, I took a few shots of CSXT 672 sitting with the mountains high above in the background.
Waiting at the Bud Board for a new crew. Canon EOS 10D w/ 70-200mm F/4L lens. 1/320 sec. @ F/6.3.
This empty hopper train for Newell is slowly passing the infamous "Bud Board" in the Cumberland Narrows. In a few moments he'll be making track speed through the Wills Creek Valley as he makes a ... (more)