Winding through the hollows of southern Carroll County the eastbound UBEG is about to cross Wesley Road
Today's UBEG must be a heavy train. Usually two to three engines are sufficient to haul interchange traffic to CSX. Today five GP38-3s are on the point.
Three Maryland Midland GP38s have harnessed all the thunder in the world to drag 50+ cars of cement uphill out of the Lehigh Plant on a wet October morning. This train is operating on a new line t... (more)
Maryland Midland GP38-3AC #304 leads a set of crisp 'pumpkin and blue' units and its train around farmers curve outside Westminster on a sunny and crisp January afternoon
Did I fail to mention I am now a conductor for the Maryland Midland? UBEG heads north with the stone train two days before the UBST began running.
Heading Home. The 4-car return train from Emory Grove heads west through Carrollton. 306 is one of Maryland Midland's newest locomotives.
The morning eastbound Emory Grove train passes Finksburg, home of several Maryland Midland industry customers.
The morning eastbound Emory Grove train approaches Westminster pulling 16 full Maryland Midland cement hoppers.
Coming Home. The returning Emory Grove train passes Maryland Midland's caboose on "Sam's Siding" east of town. The track in front is part of the new Y-junction on the new lead up to Lehigh Portl... (more)
Sixteen full cement hoppers leave Union Bridge on the eastbound morning train to Emory Grove, where they will be interchanged onto CSX.
The morning train, which runs east to interchange with CSX at Emory Grove, returns with about a dozen cars, mostly cement hoppers for the Lehigh cement plant in town.