Twilight is falling around the CPL signals inside the Cumberland Terminal known as West Hump. The signals are in their own twilight as their fellow brother and si... (more)
"THE END IS NEAR"
The B&O Sentinels time is running short as witness to the work being done on their replacements. L415 is making a cut to leave a shopped car in the yard. Q3... (more)
"A SCENE SOON TO CHANGE"
CSX Q216 passes by the closed Mexico Tower and the soon to be replaced B&O CPL signals as E705 patiently waits with a new crew to head westward.
In addition to today's Class ! railroads and Amtrak, the Baltimore and Ohio CPL signals at Mexico at the east end of the Cumberland Terminal have seen a various degree... (more)
Taken from train WM-6. A Roger Puta Photograph
Accelerating past relics of the B&O, black diamonds are on the move east past Mexico Tower.
Kevin Rice gives 734 rods a good greasing before
she makes her first run of the 2015 season.
In a timeless scene reminiscent of days past, 734 looks to be returning from helper duty over Big Savage Mountain rather than a passenger run from Frostburg.
The brackets at West Hump guard the movement of yet another drag of black diamonds on the endless coal conveyor belt of the B&O.
WMSR 734 Mountain Thunder slides down grade out of Brush Tunnel on her last day of excursion service.
WMSR Mountain Thunder chugs past the Trimble Road Crossing on her last day of excursion service.
Superior signalling... brought to you by the B&O.
On its final public excursion before boiler time expires, WM 734 departs Cumberland for Frostburg one last time.
The sun sets on the final excursion to be pulled by Mountain Thunder, Western Maryland 734.
Enroute to Frostburg, Western Maryland no. 734 is seen here on a chilly Winter day navigating through Helmstetter's curve just outside Cumberland, Maryland.