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)
After a lull in action, an empty unit coal train breaks the silence in Fairhope as it works westward up Sandpatch Grade in the late afternoon sun.
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.
Over 100 years ago, believe it or not, this little piece of heaven along the Youghiogheny River was a bustling little lumber and coal town of Indian Creek, PA. On the other side of the B&O stone ... (more)
The daily eastbound Capital Limited has been running with only 4 cars lately, presumably due to a decline in ridership because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today's train is no exception although it r... (more)
Shortly after 8AM, an eastbound intermodal descends Sand Patch Grade through the S curves at Fairhope.
A short westbound Capital Limited makes it's way towards it's eventual destination of Chicago. In railroad terms, this place located between Meyersdale and Garrett, PA is known as Yoder and has f... (more)
An empty unit coal train drifts downgrade through Ursina on the high line of the CSX Keystone Sub.
As the sun fades behind the Laurel Highlands, Q217 heads down Sand Patch Grade, ducking under the former Western Maryland RR at Salisbury PA
Heading east, an autorack glides downgrade just outside of the small town of Glencoe on a beautiful fall day.
Riders on the eastbound Capital Limited are treated to fall colors as they traverse Sandpatch Grade.
An eastbound unit coal train grinds up the final leg of Sandpatch Grade.
An eastbound drifts downgrade into Fairhope, PA
Getting ready to pass under the former Western Maryland Salisbury Viaduct, a westbound intermodal hustles it's train through the early morning fog.
Running right on time, the eastbound Capital Limited cuts through the early morning fog and ducks under the former Western Maryland Salisbury Viaduct.