Various motive power sits outside the Cumberland shops
Some of the motive power located in Cumberland. A former Chessie System caboose, still wearing it's Chessie scheme, sits among the locomotives.
K145's power goes back to its train with one of the few remaining B&O CPL signals to the left. New signals bases are in and only a short time remains for these pieces of history. A Connor Fra... (more)
A beautiful ariel view of the West End of the Yard in Cumberland,MD
Ex-C&O 4617 rests in Cumberland Yard on a beautiful afternoon in August 1995.
A CITX leaser guides an eastbound manifest into Cumberland Yard.
An eastbound auto rack train off Sand Patch from points west eases into Cumberland for a crew change.
CSX crew reboards the Q368 at the hump
An eastbound B&O coal train arriving at Cumberland, MD on June 15, 1970 with four GP9s. To the right is a wagon top caboose on a departing westbound manifest.
My favorite engine on CSX was 4617 (ex-C&O 7534). This would be the only time I was able to shoot this unit as it seemed to follow me around the CSX but was always a day before or a day behind me... (more)
Still wearing full C&O paint, 4617 works the hump at Cumberland.
You could drive from Buffalo to Cumberland in six hours or less, a much faster time than the 24+ hours it takes Q641 to travel between the two cities.
Partially caked in snow, 3001 looks even stranger than normal.
In 1993, I believe this was the only active unit in C&O colors on CSX. Astoundingly, the 4617 is still in service on CSX and retains her C&O paint, albeit with CSX markings on the ends.