Today's staredown comes from the Hostler inside the B-unit.
Transfer run, with C&O caboose
Chessie Sytems B&O Engine 3812 pulls a Special over the Chicago river.
As tourist, we met this train only by chance as a surprise.
One of the B&O's "Bird" series 16 duplex roomette/4 double bedroom sleepers serving as the 'Budget Room Coach' on the "Silver Star"
Athens Line's worn out Chessie geep suns herself in the summer evening light, shoved back into the sidings at Paradise Valley.
northbound train on C&O near Leipsic, OH
Early EMD mixes with camelbacks at Communipaw.
One unit from each Chessie component road (B&O, WM, C&O)
This critter caught my eye on the drive home, standing tall amidst CSX diesels. It turned out to be "standing" on a flat, perhaps destined for a rail museum...
Cowen Sub empties
B&O cab 904000 is painted up for the 175th anniversary of the B&O. Here, it's on the rear of a rail train as it backs toward Miller Yard, Virginia to clear up for a meet.
B&O GP40 and a B unit lead a westbound freight over the swollen Potomac River at Harpers Ferry in 1970.
B&O E7A, E6B, E7A units arrive at the Jersey Central Elizabeth station with train no. 2, NATIONAL LIMITED, from St. Louis.
Baltimore and Ohio A-B-A units pull eastbound coal at Knoxville, just east of Harpers Ferry.
Baltimore and Ohio E8 A-A units are westbound at Elizabeth late in the day with train 3, THE DIPLOMAT, for St. Louis.