A pair of GE's hold back a loaded unit coal train as it works it's way down the east slope of Sandpatch Grade.
It's been 43 years since the Salisbury Viaduct has had a Western Maryland train, or any train for that matter, cross this mighty structure. The longest bridge on the Western Maryland (WM), it spa... (more)
5456 leads a train of empty autoracks through the curves at Fairhope.
A loaded autorack swings around the bend after passing through the Narrows and enters Cumberland on a beautiful winter day.
Hurry up and wait.
Trains were running infrequently and very slow down Sandpatch Grade today, presumably due to another derailment in Hyndman. Eastbounds were running on the westbound track a... (more)
After spending time at the opening of the CSX intermodal facility in McKees Rocks, PA near Pittsburgh, the OCS makes a relatively rare move over Sand Patch on its dead head trip back to Jacksonvil... (more)
The late day sun glints off an eastbound manifest as is works its way down Sand Patch grade at Foley.
Amtrak's Phase 3 P40DC #822 leads today's eastbound Capital Limited through Fairhope on a beautiful fall morning.
Fall and Pumpkins on Sand Patch Grade deep in the Pennsylvania countryside on CSX's Keystone Sub.
UP foreign power leads a westbound grain train downgrade through Foley.
Eastbound Capital Limited rolls through Philson.
Shortly after the sun rises above the mountain ridge, Q352 grinds its way up Sand Patch Grade at the namesake Sand Patch, PA.
Loaded coal drifts around Mance Curve with two YN2 motors up front holding back the train on Sand Patch Grade.
Welded rail train W025-29 heads east through the small town of Confluence.
The Capital Limited heads through Foley as it continues it's trip east from Chicago to Washington DC on a sunny summer morning.