The Capitol Limited crosses over to the eastbound main at Mexico Tower. You can see Q130 in the background, it's been held to let the late running Cap out of Cumberland first.
916 and 721 forward eighty loads of coal east out of Cumberland after a recrew for the crew that brought the train down from Grafton.
Autoracks leaving Cumberland, MD, eastbound on the former B&O East End.
HOW ABOUT A JUMP, BUDDY! I was amazed when the electricians pulled up in the pickup with a huge set of jumper cables..7751, waiting for signal, furnished the power, and the NS unit was started and... (more)
BNSF 5893-BNSF 6194 CSXT 6158 On train #L373 receive a restricting signal to enter Cumberland Yard.
Seen in front of Mexico Tower are CSX 7636, 7825, HLCX 6084, LMSV 7919, CSX 2517, 8211, HLCX 6823 and CSX 8211, ready to back up towards the engine shed.
Three trains, a tower, CPL signals. What else do you need?
GP40-2 6931 (former WM 4359) with RDMT 2255 (former GM&O 511) sit near Mexico Tower.
CSX GP40-2 #6015 leads Chessie sisters 6112,6217, and 6218 and a westbound intermodal train around the yard at Cumberland. This would be the last time I photographed a solid Chessie set of power.
Action at Mexico Tower under pretty good sun. Amtrak has just cleared and Q278 is coming out of the yard while D921 (with three different pre-Bright Future paint jobs) waits for the Color-Positio... (more)
This location is at the east end of CSX's Cumberland Yard.