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.
With only a week left in the winter schedule where UBST/UBEG runs in the morning, UBHF charges upgrade at Rocky Ridge with SD40M-2s 3450 and 3451 and GP38-3 2061 leading a long cut of cement loads... (more)
The Union Bridge Stone Train hurries by a pond in New Midway, MD as it nears the Barrick and Sons quarry in Woodsboro.
UBST soars over Little Pipe Creek after entering the former PRR Frederick Secondary in Keymar.
“Tie on the Old Feedbag”Maryland Midland’s UBHF, still operating on its winter schedule despite the calendar, heads west with 20 cement loads through Detour, Maryland. At 17:18, i... (more)
“Tempers Flare”Having already hoisted 21 cement loads to the CSX interchange at Highfield, UBHF returns east to retrieve the remaining 29 loads, two helpers, and eight empties tied ... (more)
With a short cut of empty cement hoppers in tow from CSX at Highfield, UBHF passes the mill in Middleburg as it nears Union Bridge. Upon arrival, the crew will pick up another unit and work Lehigh... (more)
“The Bridge on the Creek Little Pipe”MMID’s UBST, with crushed stone loads from the Barrick Quarry, crosses the Little Pipe Creek Trestle at 09:44 on March 8, 2021. Loc... (more)
“Genesee Light”In the process of doubling a heavy train up the steep grade of the former WM mainline on Catoctin Mountain, MMID's UBHF power coasts downgrade at the east end of the ... (more)
“Green Acres”After a delay caused by the need to double its westbound climb up the mountain, Maryland Midland’s UBHF (Union Bridge to Highfield turn) hustles its 71-car pickup fro... (more)
Maryland Midland train prepares to head back to Union Bridge with some peak fall foliage.
"MMID, ONE YEAR LATER"
It's a week shy of a year between this and a 2014 PHOTO and much has changed on the Maryland Mi... (more)
Purchased by short line holding company Genesee and Wyoming in 2008. The MMID underwent big changes in 2014. Of the 7 GP38-3s, only 2 remain, with 4 SD40-2s painted ... (more)