CSX 286 pinch hits on the eastbound Capital Limited which is running a couple hours behind schedule, presumably to mechanical issues with Amtrak 170 (directly behind the freight unit), as they pul... (more)
Assigned as a DPU unit on the end of a heavy coal train, 3175 sits by Amtrak's Cumberland station waiting for entry into the former B&O yard.
In the final light of day, a westbound train of empty hoppers departs the Baltimore & Ohio yard in Cumberland, Maryland.
Most of Western Maryland’s RS3’s were retired by 1976, but four were leased by the Gettysburg Railroad when it was formed to operate the line from Gettysburg to Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania. ... (more)
CSX K676 with a CN duo rolls through downtown Cumberland Maryland. Just west down the line, the crew would tie the train down for a recrew.
CSX Transportation's Spirit of the Armed Forces specially-painted ES44AC 1776 is preparing a setout of intermodal cars for Charlotte, NC, off of the Chicago, IL to Chambersburg, PA intermodal trai... (more)
CSXT #218 leads an eastbound into Cumberland, Md.
A quick stop in Cumberland, Maryland after leaving Altoona, Pa rewarded us with two eastbound CSX trains rolling into the yard. The firs was a loaded coal train lead by CSXT #559.
The Western Maryland Scenic "Spring Blossom" special rolls westbound through the Cumberland "Narrows" in the form of a WM-painted GP30 and four passenger cars. Barely visible at the bottom is CSX ... (more)
Autorack train Q216 makes its way through the "Narrows" as it navigates the last couple miles of the ex-B&O Keystone Subdivision before entering Cumberland for a recrew.
There are few freight cars that are more distinctive than the B&O’s “wagontop” box cars. Conceived out of the necessity to replace older double-sheathed boxcars with steel ones, the class M15K wag... (more)
Various motive power sits outside the Cumberland shops
Some of the motive power located in Cumberland. A former Chessie System caboose, still wearing it's Chessie scheme, sits among the locomotives.
Finding a caboose on a class one still wearing it's predecessor's scheme is a hard find, as evident by this former Chessie System caboose.