Wide angle view of the W&LE run through ore train
Q217 leaving the Queen City
Q358 struggles upgrade under the ex railroad that used to dominate this area, the Western Maryland. The viaduct is now a bike trail.
R657 grinds upgrade through Sand Patch on a very muggy, but beautiful morning.
Capitol Limited makes its daily eastbound trip down Sand Patch grade @ Fairhope
2 railfans I met(standing on the bridge below train) at Sand Patch met up with the K110 Wheeling and Lake Erie ore train waiting for a spot in CSX's Cumberland Yard.
Around and around we go
6000 power starts grinding towards points east past some relics in the twilight.
4 Young TRESSPASSERS cut directly in front of a Cumberland helper getting ready to tie onto the rear of Q226-28 for a shove west over Sand Patch... apparently these young folks were playing aroun... (more)
Q249-29 departing downtown Cumberland
ICE powered K674-02 arrives into Connellsville & will get a buffer car & a set of helpers added for the trip east over Sand Patch
Q249-29 departing Cumberland and entering the east end of the Narrows
U855-26 decends the east slope of sand patch grade at Fairhope