During the year that Back to the Future appeared on the silver screen, the town where time stood still had its own back to the future moment. Chesapeake & Ohio 4-8-4 614 was back pulling co... (more)
With marker lamps lit and flying American flags, C&O 4-8-4 614 leads an eastbound coal train through Deep Water, West Virginia.
After close to three decades of absence, coal smoke filled the air over trains of black diamonds in January, 1985. Here an eastbound train powered by C&O 4-8-4 614 passes through Handley, West Vir... (more)
We're standing under the Main St. SW bridge, between two of the world's greatest steam locomotives- N&W Class A No. 1218 on the left, and C&O H-8 No. 1604 on the right. The location is the old Roa... (more)
Steam returned to coal train service on the Chesapeake & Ohio main line during most of the month of January, 1985. C&O 4-8-4 614 pulled coal trains between Huntington and Hinton, West Virginia, wh... (more)
Completed in 1835, the Thomas Viaduct is the world’s oldest multiple-arch stone railroad bridge. Situated over the Patapsco River near Relay, Maryland, the structure was built by the Baltimore & O... (more)
After a brief stop to address an air or mechanical issue, a westbound Baltimore & Ohio auto train is again under way at Elkridge, Maryland.
A westbound Baltimore & Ohio auto train passes the small passenger waiting shelter at Elkridge, Maryland.
The C&O 614 with twelve cars on a photo runby, just after climbing Seventeen Mile Grade in the late summer of 1981
A new Chessie System SD50 sits outside the Barr Yard locomotive shop awaiting its first revenue move. Tom Golden photo.
A look into the ongoing restoration of C&O 2716 at Ravenna, KY. Much work has been accomplished turning a massive derelict car shop and former CSX rail yard into a functioning steam locomotive re... (more)
Chesapeake & Ohio #490, a streamline hudson steam locomotive is on display at B&O Railroad Museum.
A B&OCT employee inspects his 3-unit consist of GP15Ts at Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A trio of Chessie System GP15Ts is seen departing the east end of Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
C&O Hudson #490 Occupying a prominent spot in the B&O Museum's car shop exhibit hall is this odd-looking steam locomotive from the post-World War II "streamliner era." You are lo... (more)