An elderly GP30M gets an inspection at Cumberland.
The CSX merger took place two years earlier, but Chessie appears to still be running the show on this day in 1988 at the former C&O Fulton Yard.
An early summer morning finds a GP 30 backing up towards an SD 50 and a GP 30m at the west end of Keyser. It always seemed to be a lot easier to wake up early and photograph trains in the summer ... (more)
One of CSX's somewhat rare GP39s leads a pair of slugs and a caboose towards the hump at Russell. Due to the fact that the GP39s spent a lot of time in CSX's yards, and there aren't that many of ... (more)
Classic early CSX lashup, GP30m, GP38, and another 30m.
2111 heads east on the Capital Sub with a pair of B&O CPLs in the background. Like so many other CPLs, this pair is currently on borrowed time as new Safetrans signals are being installed across ... (more)
1184 switches an eclectic mix of cars at Rocky Mount.
Consists of second generation diesels like these were commonplace in Elkins during the late 80s, due to timetable restrictions which banned the use of larger power on sharp curves south of Elkins.... (more)
Two cats come off the Mount Clare Sub and approach the busy junction with the Capital Sub at Carroll.
By '93, this was a pretty rare lashup on CSX. Three 30Ms, an active tower, and two passenger cars make a great combination!
Except for a few streaks of rust, #4140 appears to be in pretty good shape, despite being a quarter century old.
4212 rests on Grafton's Hill Track, a good spot for a roster shot.
MP15s came in three varieties on CSX, the MP15, MP15T, and the MP15AC as shown here. The 15AC was the most common, with 55 on the roster.
A CSX GP16 and a MARC RDC, time was running out for both when this picture was taken.
Nothing like three gray engines on a very gray day. Fortunately the lead unit adds a bit of color to the scene.