Towers always catch my attention and so do GP30s. The B&O owned a large number of GP30s and liked them so well it kept them running right through the creation of CSX. Bad lighting or not I had no ... (more)
Eastbound Grain Extra passing GK Tower in Norwood
The NorthEast TrailerTrain (also called the Philly TT)passing JO Tower and the metal depot.
One might think that the Magnolia Cut Off is all downhill eastbound, since it roughly follows the Potomac River. However, as the Cut Off works east, the separation between the railroad and river ... (more)
An eastbound B&O coal drags takes a short break at Orleans Road, WV on October 19, 1980 with GP40 No. 3705 in the lead. MofW forces were busy behind the photographer restoring Orleans Road interl... (more)
The morning fog is slow to lift out of the Wills Creek valley as a westbound B&O Trailer Jet grinds upgrade near Foley, PA on September 17, 1983, led by freshly repainted GP30 No. 6932.
I made nice catch of a southbound freight north of the the Capitol.
B&O 1445 pulls the westbound "Diplomat" past the then-operating Quaker Oats plant just prior to stopping at B&O's Akron Union Station on a fine morning in the late 1960's. Soon the passenger train... (more)
A westbound B&O manifest freight accelerates through Harpers Ferry, WV on April 3, 1971. Those old tonnage weary F units were living on borrowed time and to catch a pure set of three was quite a ... (more)
A fast flying B&O local running caboose light passes through the station at Martinsburg, WV on April 3, 1971 in a scene that screams B&O.
An eastbound B&O coal train arriving at Cumberland, MD on June 15, 1970 with four GP9s. To the right is a wagon top caboose on a departing westbound manifest.
B&O Alco S2 No 9065 rests in front of the B&O Passenger Station at Cumberland, MD on June 15, 1970.
B&O 4054 and WM 7157 head a westbound Chessie System freight past Taber Coal Company. The B&O, WM, Taber Coal Company, and all but two of the tracks are gone now. How sad!
B&O road power at Martinsburg, WV in the summer of 1974.
Eastbound ore train from Lorain to Republic Steel in Warren, also known as a Warwick Turn.