The position lights in the background were soon to fall, the JC Bair building behind the train would burn down shortly, and the P42 itself will likely be gone soon. Who'd have thought that the Pen... (more)
An empty slab train returns east past the restored Hunt tower in Huntingdon. Note the now gone position light signals in the background.
It was a clear fall day in South Baltimore while a regular set of GP38-2s went about their business in Locust Point.
304s doing her staged runby for the collected CRHS Goons.
This is at the spot of the future Woodstown Central station complex, which, if plans come to fruition, should be amazing.
Just another ex-Con chilling in the parking lot.
The former Conrail Executive E is looking a little worse for the wear as it has floated around after leaving Big Blue.
All fingers are crossed fo... (more)
Membership has its privileges! The Conrail Historical Society's summer meeting was a grand tour of the SMS Lines. The morning started off with a trip around the Pureland Industrial park, chauffeur... (more)
Just some SD40-2s passing CP MO in Cresson, nothing special right?
Well, there was. This was in 2014, well after they had been generally replaced with the ubiquitous (for the time) SD40E fleet.
Believe it or not, this photo was not taken when the SD40-2 ruled the mountain. It was years later when this incredible chance to see a pair of them (including this Conrail SD40-2R rebuild) shovin... (more)
The Bald Eagle Branch is far quieter than the main show on the Pittsburgh Line on the outskirts of town, and while it's exciting to catch a road freight running down the middle of the street, Tyro... (more)
A mix of old and new (well, new in 2014, anyway): an ACS-64 and classic position lights on the NEC.
GEVO in ya face!
An empty Curtis Bay coal train is tied down waiting for a crew to head back to the coal fields on the ramp at West Baltimore Interlocking.
Remember when there were position light intermediates on the Middle Division? I remember...
Here an eastbound NS oil train blows through the crossing in the bright winter sun.
A westbound "filleted" intermodal cruises into Charm city on a sunny, but snowy, March day.
I love the area between Bailey's Wye and Riverside yard in Baltimore. It's got a very "urban" vibe, and you can see all sorts of stuff, even commuter trains.
This time, I caught some... (more)
A side trip to Mainline Hobby Supply in Blue Ridge Summit PA brought me through Highfield. It was Sunday, nothing should be happening, right?
Much to my pleasant surprise CSX was working the M... (more)