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Photo Album By: Jon Wright
 
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Photo ID: 391720

Point of Rocks, MD 3/9/2012 - Seen from high atop the nearby Catoctin ridgeline, CSX E-727 brings a string of 130 empty hoppers by the historic B&O depot at Point of Rocks. The train is on the Met... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Point of Rocks, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 818
Train ID: CSX E-727
Photo Date: March 09, 2012


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By: Chris Eads

Added: Mar 10, 2012

Views: 7,323
Comments: 3

Favorited: 45

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Photo ID: 391667

As the sun is close to dropping below the steely winter cloud deck near sunset, a northbound CSX freight train passes over the Ohio River flood plain after crossing the Ohio River at Rahm,IN 1/5/1... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ES44DC
Location: Rham, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 5487
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 05, 2011


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By: Drew Mitchem

Added: Mar 09, 2012

Photo of the Week

Views: 8,551
Comments: 9

Favorited: 60

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Photo ID: 390807

Harper's Ferry, WV 9/4/2009 - Under the light of the full moon, MARC commuter train P-883 returns empty to Brunswick, MD, crossing the Potomac River from West Virginia into Maryland. P-883 is the ... (more)

Railroad: MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter)
Locomotive: EMD GP-40WH-2
Location: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: MARC P-883
Photo Date: September 04, 2009


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By: Chris Eads

Added: Feb 27, 2012

Views: 3,703
Comments: 6

Favorited: 31

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Photo ID: 385080

CSX Tower operator "Spider" Snell sits at his desk one last time. Spider, the WB Tower day shift operator, enjoys his last shift guarding the yard at Brunswick. Mr. Snell enjoyed a career that spa... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Brunswick, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: N/A
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: December 22, 2011


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By: Jim Johnston

Added: Dec 27, 2011

Views: 4,473
Comments: 1

Favorited: 17

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Photo ID: 384581

Deep in the heart of the Sacred Valley the newest locomotive to the Peru Rail 3 foot gauge is #500 (2nd) hauling a string of coaches through the town of Piskacuchu, or as the tourist know it as KM... (more)

Railroad: Peru Rail
Locomotive: EMD GR16
Location: Piskacuchu, Peru
Locomotive #: PR 500
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 30, 2011


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By: Trainmasterrob

Added: Dec 21, 2011

Views: 6,233
Comments: 3

Favorited: 17

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Photo ID: 384503

As daylight comes to an end veteran tower operator L E Lee waves to a passing empty coal train. With the closure of WB Tower on Dec 9, 2011, last open tower on the Baltimore Division, Mr. Lee will... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD70MAC
Location: Brunswick, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 4779
Train ID: CSX E725
Photo Date: December 19, 2011


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By: Trainmasterrob

Added: Dec 20, 2011

Views: 5,887
Comments: 6

Favorited: 27
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Photo ID: 383084

CSX Ethanol train with a pair of CN locomotives waits for a new crew in Brunswick as a MARC commuter speeds west with homeward bound commuters.

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: GE C40-8M (Dash 8-40CM)
Location: Brunswick, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: CN 2437
Train ID: CSX K670
Photo Date: December 05, 2011


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By: Jim Johnston

Added: Dec 05, 2011

Views: 2,367
Comments: 0

Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 380042

Another location filled with drama at night, the historic hotel and B&O buildings at Martinsburg still compliment passing trains in 2011. Detectors to your west and east, situated on an obvious gr... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE AC6000CW
Location: Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 5012
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 28, 2011


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By: Gary Knapp

Added: Nov 05, 2011

Views: 3,843
Comments: 1

Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 377497

Q276 rounds the curve past the Mance Post Office towards Cumberland amid nice Fall colors. .

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Mance, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 76
Train ID: CSX Q276
Photo Date: October 09, 2011


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By: Jim Johnston

Added: Oct 09, 2011

Views: 2,361
Comments: 0

Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 375247

The Rock Runner with 6 axle power heads down the Shenandoah Sub past historic Harpers Ferry and St. Peters church.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD70MAC
Location: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 4793
Train ID: CSX Q751
Photo Date: September 16, 2011


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By: Jim Johnston

Added: Sep 17, 2011

Views: 3,993
Comments: 1

Favorited: 17

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Photo ID: 356245

Sometimes you just prop yourself up on a rock and hope luck somehow finds you. This morning is one of those days. After seeing the days forecast I knew I had to at least get out to Copper Creek an... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9 (Dash 9-40C)
Location: Clinchport, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8811
Train ID: unknown
Photo Date: October, 2010


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By: Appalachian Railfan

Added: Mar 06, 2011

People's Choice 2

Views: 10,638
Comments: 13

Favorited: 111
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Photo ID: 353440

A group of railfans catch a manifest as it heads from the Cutoff towards Baltimore. At first glance it appears to be a grain train but the mix of freight was at the rear.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Ambrose, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 8835
Train ID: CSX Q411
Photo Date: January 30, 2011


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By: Jim Johnston

Added: Feb 02, 2011

Views: 3,993
Comments: 1

Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 312776

Worth waiting for at night! The early morning appearance of K790 on the original main line in Harpers Ferry. While its tempting to shoot along the within sight and busy double track main, I never ... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 2720
Train ID: K790
Photo Date: November 23, 2009


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By: Gary Knapp

Added: Feb 02, 2010

Views: 7,010
Comments: 4

Favorited: 54
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Photo ID: 308902

The Rock Runner rolls across the famous wooden trestle in downtown Historic Harpers Ferry. High above on the hill sits Saint Peters Roman Catholic church.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 6295
Train ID: CSX Q751
Photo Date: December 31, 2009


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By: Trainmasterrob

Added: Dec 31, 2009

Views: 2,667
Comments: 0

Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 304720

Early morning as the sun burns through the fog to reveal two landmarks in Brunswick, WB Tower and the Brunswick station.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: None
Location: Brunswick, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: None
Train ID: None
Photo Date: November 16, 2009


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By: Jim Johnston

Added: Nov 21, 2009

Views: 4,369
Comments: 1

Favorited: 18

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