A westbound MARC train passes through the settlement of Boyds, Maryland on the former Baltimore & Ohio Metropolitan Subdivision. Both of these locomotives plied these rails as B&O road units in th... (more)
A Washington-bound MARC train passes the boarded-up tower at Bowie, Maryland.
”When Empty Return To…”
Well, maybe not this time. This Air Products and Chemicals liquid oxygen tank car is on a one-way trip to an appointment with a torch. The PC mill gon that’... (more)
A Canadian Pacific newsprint car in the green pine tree with script lettering scheme rolls through Valley Junction, Pennsylvania.
”Better By A Dam Site”
Southwestern Georgia’s Chattahoochee Industrial Railroad survived part of its early (1960’s) existence by transporting materials for the construction of a lo... (more)
An eastbound Conrail train, most likely CGAL (Corning – Allentown)in about to duck under the Hamilton Street overpass in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Ahead is the last tangent before entering Allentow... (more)
Steel Tower in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania controlled interlockings on the east side of Allentown Yard. Although its name may imply a proximity to the sprawling Bethlehem Steel complex, it was actuall... (more)
With the skyline of Easton, Pennsylvania in the background, an eastbound Conrail TV train crosses the Delaware River.
After waiting in the siding at Azure for the westbound California Zephyr, Rio Grande Train 138 starts moving eastward toward Denver.
Dwarfed by its surroundings, Amtrak Train 5, the California Zephyr, works its way west through the confines of Gore Canyon, Colorado.
By the mid-1970’s, Conrail’s fleet of electric freight locomotives, including GG1’s, E33’s, E40’s and E44’s was aging, and EMD, sensing an opportunity to make a lar... (more)
Talk about the Baltimore & Ohio in West Virginia will often center around coal traffic, but there was also a good deal of products carried for the pulp and paper industry. Here two SD60 demonstrat... (more)
We’re Here to Fix Your Mistakes
After EMD’s SD50’s developed a reputation for being trouble-prone, the builder quickly introduced the improved SD60. Four demonstrator units were se... (more)
Soon after we gave up the day-long westbound chase of EMD SD60 demonstrator EMD-4 at Newburg, West Virg... (more)
Power of Tomorrow, Today
That’s the slogan that EMD applied to their four SD60 demonstrators before sending them out for evaluation. Here EMD-4 rolls westward through Newburg, West... (more)