Wish I had spent more time on the old B&O West End. A westbound hopper train is leaving M&K Jct. as it crosses the twin Warren truss bridges above Cheat River. In November of 1985, both bridges we... (more)
Shortly after departing Brunswick yard, a Cumberland-bound Baltimore & Ohio freight passes through Weverton, Maryland. The track in the foreground is the beginning of the Washington County Branch,... (more)
A Baltimore & Ohio GP40-2 and a Chesapeake & Ohio B30-7 bring a train of empties through Danville, West Virginia. The S4 on the left belongs to the Southern Appalachian Coal Company (Julian Mines)... (more)
81M crosses the high bridge at Amonate on the Dry Fork with a loaded Duke coal train.
“On The Fly”Diesel exhaust fills the air as a three-unit helper set, led by CS/B&O SD40-2 7613, cuts off “on the fly” at the east portal of Mt. Airy Tunnel after assisting an eastbound ... (more)
Talk about the Baltimore & Ohio in West Virginia will often center around coal traffic, but there was also a good deal of products carried for the pulp and paper industry. Here two SD60 demonstrat... (more)
We’re Here to Fix Your Mistakes
After EMD’s SD50’s developed a reputation for being trouble-prone, the builder quickly introduced the improved SD60. Four demonstrator units were se... (more)
Eastbound hoppers roll through Lansdowne, Maryland, on the Baltimore & Ohio. A pair of Chessie GP40-2’s (one C&O, one B&O) is powering the train.
A trio of GP40-2s lead a CSX trailer train, utilizing long held trackage rights over the P&LE, through McKeesport, Pa.
After depositing its empties at a mine, the crew returns towards Rowlesburg with loads. They pause beside the Inter-State Lumber Company near Kingwood, WV (?).
“Jesus Saves”Despite the signage, the same can’t be said of the Chessie System livery, the elimination of which would begin within two weeks of this photo, with the re- paint/numbering... (more)
A Chesapeake & Ohio SD40 and two Baltimore & Ohio GP9’s bring westbound empties out of Martinsburg, West Virginia.
SD60 Demonstrator EMD-4 and its mates have reached the bottom of Cranberry Grade at M&K Junction, West Virginia. They will continue on to Grafton with their train of empty hoppers.
“Off the Showroom Floor…Almost” This pair of Chessie System units looks to have seen some very limited revenue service, but, having just been built in August, they certainly hadn’t been... (more)
Former C&O GP38, 3862 is on the head end of a mixed freight that has come down the Piney Creek Branch from Prince. Remnants of long gone steam days still linger in Raleigh Yard.