An eastbound behind the 7709 comes through the interlocking at Orleans Road, which was the east end of the Magnolia Cutoff. Traffic using the old passenger route that closely followed the bends of... (more)
Q692 passes under the cantilver at Fords Branch, having just left Shelby on their way to Russell.
Eastbound freight takes the S-curve west of Browning.
An empty potash train weaves through the curvature at the north end of Green Mountain on the Blue Ridge Sub.
Southbound CSX Q687 with its usual UP power is about to split the semaphores at Hitchcock as it makes its way down the former Monon. This part of the Monon has now been rail banked since 2009.
After re-crewing on the west side of town, a manifest comes around the wye and slows for a meet with a northbound.
A lovely September early morning in the Potomac River valley yields CSX 842 West lugging a string of empty auto racks toward Cumberland.
A southbound loaded ethanol train slows for the Lima yard limits and a crew change while a B&O cantilever and dwarf continue to stand guard.
You're standing in West Virginia, looking into Maryland through Graham Tunnel and then back into West Virginia on the other side as the Potomac River twists around the rugged mountains east of Cum... (more)
The railroad scene has lost a lot of flavor with the removal of the classic signal systems. Case in point - the distinctive B&O-era color position lights. CSX 5015 East is exiting Carrothers Tunne... (more)
Just before Sproul Junction on the Big Coal Sub, CSX T208 passes under the C&O cantilever at E.E. Big Coal on a sunny afternoon.
With 204 empties for Shelby, U903 passes under the C&O cantilever at EM Cabin.
A patch of flowers offers a burst of color on a grey day as Q230 pulls racks eastbound across the former B&O main between St. Louis and Cincinnati.