Neither sleet nor snow nor rain. . . slows the railroad down. One of the many locals based out of Hagerstown returns to Vardo Yard as a wet snow begins to fall.
VRE freight service! Actually, VRE V02 sits under the yard lights before sunrise waiting to be picked up by this afternoon's 11R.
Reading GP30 No 5513 at an unknown location by an unknown photographer.
Postscript Nov 2012. We now know that this photo was taken in the Western Maryland Yard at Hagerstown, Maryland. Thanks Jim... (more)
Early morning sun greets the NS 35Q on a chilly Spring morning as evident by the large amount of smoke from the farm house as a fire is stoked.
The newly rebuilt and repainted F9s and F7s for NS depart Vardo Yard in Hagerstown, MD, on their way to The Masters, in Augusta, Georgia. See EXIF data for shot details.
NS Executive units going south
Mixed power at Norfolk Southern's Vardo Yard in Hagerstown, Maryland.
A very tired looking mother and slug set at the east end of Hagerstown yard.
Wide cabs need not apply at Hagerstown.
The H34 waits in the north end of Vardo yard after experiencing mechanical problems. These highhood SD40-2 are probably my favorite NS engines.
The snow has just started to get serious as a usual on NS 203, NS 3530 leads the train past this farm in State Line.
The lineup. From left to right: CSXT 6485 (GP40-2), CSXT 2777 (GP38-2), CSXT 6437 (GP40-2), and BOMX 956365. A nice early start allowed me to get this "night" shot at 6:29AM.
Excursion from Baltimore to Hagerstown and back. Temperature at time of photo 8 degrees.
NS 203 heads South under nice storm light with a warbonnet sandwiched between two ponies.