A rare sight on the MARC, the GP39H2s do occasionally show up as leaders. This former B&O engine is stopped at the Brunswick station during the evening rush.
“Another Day, Another GP39H-2”Crewman reporting for duty on MARC GP39H-2 74 at Washington Union Station in the afternoon of March 14, 1988. His train will likely operate over MARC’s “Ca... (more)
These cabs were once the standard, but desk top controls seem to have become the new norm. Photo taken with permission.
The last daylight run out of DC stops at the historic B&O station in Point of Rocks to allow Capital Commuters to head home.
On board, evening commuters gather their things as they prepare to disembark at the station in Gaithersburg. For an old shot featuring the same lamps but with a train going eastbound, see #more)
Late day westbound P881 splits the signals at Point of Rocks.
The final rays of sunlight catch a westbound MARC train as it passes what may be the prettiest station in North America.
One of only six of this class on the MARC roster, GP39H-2 #74 pulls into Brunswick station to drop off commuters who had an early quit for the day. After the station stop, the train will dead head... (more)
MARC outbound train at Point of Rocks. Went railfanning with a friend from RailCamp while I was in D.C. on Spring Break, took me to Point-of-Rocks, Brunswick, and Harper's Ferry.
Sharp looking units!
Laying over on the weekend