An aerial view lets us see combine 2 elements for an intricate shot. The leader for MARC train P881 is #71 (GP39H-2). These geeps are getting harder and harder to find out on the road. We also ca... (more)
Built in 1968 for the Penn Central as their 3243, MARC #72 started life as an EMD GP40. After it's stint with Conrail, the unit was transformed into it's current form, and designated a GP39H-2.
Westbound MARC No. 265 was stopped at Point of Rocks, MD on May 3, 1989 to unload commuters with GP39H-2 No. 71.
A commuter train crosses Randolph Road. Plans are being formed to elevate the road over the tracks at this location, as part of a "Montrose East" corridor; Montrose West is already completed, mak... (more)
A sunny day in May provided a good opprotunity to see MARC trains again. Despite the news of the MP36s scheduled to take over, not a single one of them was spotted on this day. It's impressive how... (more)
On board, evening commuters gather their things as they prepare to disembark at the station in Gaithersburg. For an old shot featuring the same lamps but with a train going eastbound, see #more)
Commuter Walk: Disembarking commuters walk alongside the tracks and will pass my position (or use the elevator) as they make their way up and over the tracks to the parking garage via a ped... (more)
A lone GP39H-2 75 breaks up the line-up of three other GP40WH-2's 52,61, & 56 resting for the weekend in Brunswick Yard.
One of only six of this class on the MARC roster, GP39H-2 #74 pulls into Brunswick station to drop off commuters who had an early quit for the day. After the station stop, the train will dead head... (more)
The first westbound MARC train of the afternoon slows to its last station stop in Brunswick, Maryland.
MARC outbound train at Point of Rocks. Went railfanning with a friend from RailCamp while I was in D.C. on Spring Break, took me to Point-of-Rocks, Brunswick, and Harper's Ferry.
Northbound MARC commuter train heading for Baltimore.
P873 backs off onto the fuel track after unloading it's passengers. Canon EOS 10D w/ 70-200mm F/4L lens. 1/400 sec. @ F/8.
Busy morning at Tarmac! Southbound MARC train passes dormant CSX power and WIMX U23B moving aggregate cars in the background.
The cloud left and I was greeted by some nice, warm, sunset colors. Canon EOS Digital Rebel 28-80mm USM lens