"Park it." Done switching the yard, the crew brings the 6462 in for a break.
In 1927, the Baltimore and Ohio ordered 20 P-7 class Pacifics for service on the New York – Washington Royal Blue Line service. In an attempt to gain notice fr... (more)
The First E-Unit
A shortened version of the Royal Blue stands in Baltimore. Of course, this is not Camden Station, but rather the nearby Mount Clare shops complex, which has... (more)
Having been with the B&O for over 30 years of service, this high hood Geep leads a Chessie-painted GP30 as they head southeast toward Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
One of my first shots using a DSLR camera. A westbound empty hopper train (E819) approaches the now gone B&O CPL Bridge at Grasshopper just west of Hancock in April, 2011. I remember standing on t... (more)
A short CSX trailer train, with Chessie System/B&O GP40-2 4438 as the sole power, westbound approaching Poplar (mp 82.5) on CSX's (former B&O) Philadelphia Sub, on July 26, 1987. (Kodachrome)
“The Heartbreak of Corrosion”Rust has taken its toll on the best part of the B&O paint scheme—the Capitol Dome emblem—on the nose of this GP40, acting as lead unit on a westbound manife... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
They were basically an Aircraft Tug/Pusher adapted for railcars. A Roger Puta Photograph
Proceeding through the Interlocking Plant. A Roger Puta Photograph
A pair of Chessie System GP35s bring a brand new Missouri Pacific GP15-1 with the transfer run between B&O's Barr Yard in Riverdale and the MoPac's/L&N's Yard Center in Dolton. Tom Golden photo.
OBSS (Orange Blossom Special-South), with CSX/B&O GP40 6638 plus four, is westbound at White Marsh on B&O's Philadelphia Sub at 09:05 on January 6, 1987. Same symbol, same vantage point, 2 days ea... (more)
"Truncated Orange Blossom"With only two engines (Chessie System/B&O GP40-2 4296 and Seaboard System/SBD U30C 7238), and fewer than 20 trailers, an extremely short OBSS is westbound at W... (more)