B&O SD9 1837 works the east end of Hagerstown yard on a mild winter day.
This morning's Hagerstown yard east end switcher is C&O GP35 3574. Chessie paint kinda struck me as gaudy but with all the Class 1's in the US boiled down to half a dozen rr's, I miss it.
Towards 1980, the N&W finally pulled the pin on their high short hood philosophy and started buying normal units. SD40-2 6193 was at Hagerstown yard in 1985.
They say that the N&W wouldn't designate a "F" (front) on their dual controlled locomotives but judging by the location of the bell on U30C 8000, I'd say old habits die hard.
Both Western Maryland BL2's are working the Hagerstown yard on this day.
A former US Steel switcher working Tube City Iron & Metal's scrap plant in West Mifflin.
At Hagerstown, the motors of WW train 86 cut away and turn on the "Y". The motors then coupled to the rear of their train and shoved their cars into NS's Vardo Yard.
From cab of WM BL2 #81, SD40 7445 shoves against Reading caboose of eastbound train.
WM BL2 7182 and a slug are working the Hagerstown yard. Note the ice breaking hopper to the right.
The first rays of sunlight are begining to shine on the landscape as the NS OCS heads north for a crew change at Vardo Yard.
B&O SD9 1833 drills the east end of Hagerstown yard. All that louvering played havoc with the Chessie cat.
A pair of Western Maryland Alco RS-3's sit out the Thanksgiving Day weekend back in 1976.
NS intermodal 212 arrives at Vardo Yard with a trio of former Conrail Blues for power.