During the B&O Capital Limited’s last autumn before Amtrak (1970), westbound No. 5 makes her brief evening station stop at suburban Silver Spring, Maryland, on the way to Chicago. In the consist ... (more)
Back with Burlington Northern was a transcon this for Frisco unit was in the engine facility. They were common there after the merger.
The eastbound Capitol Limited rolls thru Versailles with the Florida Fun Train engine running 3rd.
The units on this train are SP 7509 and 8513; BN 9247; and SP 9400, 6848, and 8350.
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)
KCS 4801 and GWWR 4096 work a small chemical operation near their E. St. Louis Yards. These GWWR units are becoming increasingly rare.
New York Central E8, in lightning stripes, is on display at the Danbury Railroad Museum.