Maryland Midland’s EMD GP38-3 in the retro scheme leads W/B Manifest UBHF headed towards Highfield coming through the fields in Rocky Ridge, MD
Maryland Midland W/B Train UBEG heads back towards Union Bridge, MD as it comes through the town of Westminster, MD
With sanders blasting to assist, UBHF thunders into Thurmont while fall colors blaze.
UBHF passes some stored MOW equipment at Rocky Ridge with a trio of ex-SP SD45s for power.
UBHF rounds the horseshoe curve at Sabillasville with an ex-SP SD45 rebuild leading the way.
After swapping trains at Highfield, UBHF prepares to return back to Union Bridge with 5 EMDs for power.
Maryland Midland's UBHF manifest matches nicely with the adjacent trees as they wait for CSX locals L135 and L151 to clear up ahead before swapping cars.
Coming up to the top of the grade, UBHF slowly approaches the CSX interchange as they work their way through the peak fall color during their brief entry into Pennsylvania at Blue Ridge Summit.
UBHF charges upgrade towards Sabillasville on a rainy fall morning as they approach the bridge over Owens Creek.
With its work in Thurmont complete, Maryland Midland’s Highfield accelerates east toward Union Bridge.
Inside the gate, Maryland Midland’s Highfield turn drops two box cars at a building supply business in Thurmont, Maryland.
The Maryland Midland delivers two cars fresh from the CSX interchange at Highfield to a lumber yard in Thurmont, Maryland. I’m not sure of the ownership at the time of this photo, but the lumber... (more)
Maryland Midland’s Highfield turn crosses over Sabillasville Road and Owens Creek as it drops into Thurmont, Maryland.
Two SD40M-2s pass through the center of Westminster with stone empties from Finksburg bound for the Barrick and Sons quarry in Woodsboro.
Maryland Midland UBHF crosses the high bridge north of Thurmont as it grinds up Catoctin Mountain with a train of cement loads bound for CSX in Highfield, Maryland.