Three Geeps To Hagerstown. The trifecta of GP40-2s CSX 6064 (née-CO 4165) 6076 (née-CO 4177) and 6280 (née-CO 4382) were the power for train B702 on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. After a numb... (more)
Rough track on the branch line to Maryland Metals in Hagerstown.
From atop the mountain B702 can be seen heading through Smithsburg, MD en route to deliver cars to the Maryland Midland and service the ISP facility in Blue Ridge Summit.
The Hagerstown-Highfield local crests the grade at Pen Mar before descending into Highfield.
The Hagerstown-Highfield local comes down the mountain from Highfield into Smithsburg, MD on it's way back to Hagerstown.
A young railfan snaps a picture of a waiting helper as the rear end of the coal train it will shove goes by.
SD70MAC on the Md. Midland! Well this was as far as this CSX train went, backing cars up on the siding for the Midland to take back. The structure in this shot is the Blue Ridge Summit Library, ... (more)
The 702 heads back from Highfield light. He will then switch MD Metals. This apple country makes a majestic setting for the train.
The 702 grinds up South Mountain, nearing the summit.
The 702's four man crew shovels out switches and cuts off a SD50 before going down to MD Metals.
The 702 heads across the trestle on the way to MD Metals with some beautiful surroundings.
The 702 dumps off some cars for the Maryland Midland before going back down the mountain light.
From one of only two overpasses on this part of the Hanover Subdivision, the B702 begins to grind up the mountain.
The first run down the Hanover Subdivision since Friday picks up speed and kicks up snow near Chewsville.
Two slugsets return from Conservit, bound for Hagerstown with eight cars, going through a somewhat scenic valley.