The original Fort Defiance Depot was constructed under ownership of the Valley Railroad and oversight of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad between 1874/85. The building was located eight miles north... (more)
Q372 with a single leader rushes by the Martinsburg, WV Station and Roundhouse Complex on Saturday, Sept 26, 2020. The platform on the east side of track one was just completed and this was a buck... (more)
CLEAR WASHINGTON JUNCTION!
Well, that was the name of this location when the B&O built the Metropolitan Branch from DC to Point of Rocks.
E792 runs off the Old Main Line from Baltimore whereas M... (more)
The westbound Capitol Limited pulling into it's station stop in Harpers Ferry as dark clouds from the remnants of Florence (and some wind) hang low.
MARC 875 pauses briefly after unloading passengers from DC and surrounding suburbs as CSX local D786 led by slug set 2290 (ex B&O GP35) and CSX 6484 (ex C&O SD40-2) begins to merge off the Old Mai... (more)
A look through the interior of the former women's waiting area in the E Francis Baldwin designed 1894 Baltimore and Ohio Railroad station in Harpers Ferry, WV as CSX 598 leads a t... (more)
P881, the last MARC train for the night arrives at the Caperton Station in Martinsburg, WV with a Siemens SC-44 Charger #82 locomotive doing the duties on what is believed to be the first revenue ... (more)
CSX E788 passing by the Caperton Station complex in Martinsburg, WV with empties heading west back to the mines of Appalachia.
CSX Q276 passes through Harpers Ferry, WV and by the 1894 Baltimore and Ohio Railroad station designed by E. Francis Baldwin. The building itself is owned by the National Park Service who restored... (more)
For my 500th entry: Part of the 2017 annual "Railfan Day" at Steam Into History. This year I was asked to help provide lighting for the event and had a mission to make it more realistic ... (more)
Norfolk Southern's Virginian unit leads CSX intermodal train Q138 by the former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's Roundhouse complex and Amtrak station in Martinsburg, WV.
CSX train Q137 passes by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad 1891 station in Brunswick, MD designed by famed architect E. Francis Baldwin.
A spider's web is cast under a sign advising passing motorists to watch for locomotives. Locomotives that last touched these rails five years ago at the East Broad Top Railroad.
After leading a northboumd less than 24 hours prior thru the area, NS 1069 leads 15T south by Boyce, VA with the rising waning Moon above. 1069 is one of 20 locomotives Norfolk Southern painted in... (more)
Rolling through downtown Martinsburg from Hagerstown, WW 86 passes the 1889 Cumberland Valley Railroad Station on King Street after dark.