With the Bayview setoff complete, and the conductor and conductor trainee back on the head end, I032-04 blasts off eastbound from Dump Rd on track 1, overtaking a tied down M372-04 on track 2.
Getting back up to trackspeed, Amtrak 30, the Eastbound Capitol Limited travels through Rockville, Maryland bound for Washington, DC.
Happy Thanksgiving! Amtrak's eastbound Capitol Limited Train #30 heads east over the Monocacy River en route to Washington, DC.
Steam Throwback. Wearing its original C&O garb, the 1309 runs the famous curve on a cold February morning.
On the point of the first evening MARC train, rebuilt EMD GP39PH-3C #71 bypasses a row of Maple trees, which still wield vibrant red leaves. However, the next day, heavy wind and rain caused almos... (more)
As the rain pours down, MARC P877 departs the Gaithersburg MARC Station, passing under the pedestrian bridge adorned with B&O and City of Gaithersburg emblems.
CSX mixed freight train M33122, cruises through downtown Gaithersburg. A Canadian National engine (CN 2895) is along for the ride.
On the evening of November 20th, 2023, Amtrak's Westbound Capitol Limited #29 charges west through Gaithersburg, Maryland. Amtrak's P42DC "Pepsi Can" Heritage Unit #160 bypasses a row of... (more)
“I032 Over Wire”Actually, the “wire” is long gone, but some of the catenary infrastructure lives on (such as this cat pole at milepost PD 1.4) along NS’s Port Road Branch. Thi... (more)
A set of six units lead an empty coal train down the CSX Mountain Sub towards Grafton, WV.
The eastbound Capitol Limited exits Cumberland Yard as it continues on to Washington D.C.
A CSX Intermodal waits in the Cumberland narrows to proceed east.
“PB&W, 1905”Amtrak Train 2250(5) shuns the exquisite Perryville Station as it speeds north, regaining velocity after crossing the Susquehanna River Movable Bridge at a maximum of 90... (more)
A set of empty coal hoppers grinds upgrade on the CSX Mountain Sub's 17 Mile Grade.
Standing above the Hitchcock tunnel, we have a great view of a set of empty coal hoppers grinding upgrade on the CSX Mountain Sub's 17 Mile Grade.