On my birthday in 1985, I was photographing trains on the elevated Illinois Central Railroad right-of-way near Riverdale Interlocking in Riverdale, IL, when I noticed a long westbound transfer fre... (more)
B&O E8As 26 and 26A at service facility near Union Station
B&O "National limited" behind E6A 1410 and E7A 1425 in Union Station
Going to GW and living in Georgetown, I had witnessed the B&O Georgetown local from the inside of a Metro Bus on K Street at night. But this was the only time I saw it in daylight. Here it is pass... (more)
A pristine B&O caboose, decked out in full Capitol Dome paint, trots along at the end of CSX's Lorain local. How many years did this caboose have to wait for the paint scheme on the locomotives to... (more)
A sunburst consist from the B&O makes a move past John's camera. For more color classics, click here>
Neither rain nor snow etc. will keep the hostler from putting sand in these here engines.
B&O GP9 5938 and GP35 3557 pull an eastbound train through the Ridgely Tower interlocking at the north side of Springfield, bound for Decatur, IL. The B&O's use of the ICG(GM&O) facility at Ridge... (more)
Cat in the weeds One of the last units still in Chessie paint rests forlornly in the weeds at the Paradise Valley Industrial park. The unit has a bad main generator and with current busines... (more)
Two veteran EMD units sit in the rain after completing a mine run from Phillipi.
Crew of this train gathers in front of B&O #51 before leaving Jersey City for Washington, D.C.
Don't they look nice with color and clean and with a builder's plate?
At the time of this picture B&O had lost the mail contract and this run had been cut back to Parkersburg. So that is the explanation for one coach and one E unit. The thing that no one saw coming ... (more)
A pair of GP30's along with another geep take an eastbound from Garrett, Indiana to Willard, Ohio. James Lennon photo. Barry Lennon collection.
GP30m 4253 in B&O sunburst scheme and a Chessie System bay-window caboose rest under the coaling tower at CSX's Sandy Hook Yard in Lynchburg, VA.