A westbound B&O manifest was climbing up Sand Patch Grade just east of Brackens Curve on Aug. 14, 1982. I remember thinking how nice it would have been if that freshly painted GP30M third out cou... (more)
A westbound manifest was passing through the cut just west of Randolph Tunnel near Doe Gully, WV on Oct. 12, 1980, led by GP38 No. 4816.
Considering its remote location, one would have never thought Falls Cut Tunnel would have become a trouble spot. Such was not the case. In the early 1980s, the excellent swimming hole below the ... (more)
A westbound B&O manifest was struggling through Hansrote, WV on Oct. 21, 1979 with two GP9s. B&O seemed to run the higher priority manifests with plenty of motive power, however the lower priorit... (more)
A westbound B&O manifest was climbing upgrade at Brackens, PA on Oct. 22, 1978, led by GP38 No. 3833. The fifth unit was a WM F unit. At this point, B&O was literally running the remaining WM F ... (more)
An eastbound B&O manifest was dropping downgrade at Philson, PA on Oct. 22, 1978, led by GP40-2 No. 4255. Note the background. There is obvious damage from a past forest fire. Today, the forest... (more)
A westbound B&O manifest was splitting the signals at Turkey Foot, WV on October 21, 1979, led by WM GP40 No. 3795. If you note the concrete footing to the left, one can see that at one time a si... (more)
A westbound B&O manifest was struggling past the signals at Doe Gully, WV on Sept. 16, 1978 with GP9 No. 6539 and a GP40.
Four B&O SD35s were shoving hard on an eastbound manifest as it struggled up Cranberry Grade just east of Amblersburg, WV during a downpour on May 4, 1978.
In May, 1978, some friends and I headed to B&O's Cranberry Grade to catch some spring colors. It rained all three days. That said, railroading does occur in all types of weather and we tried to ... (more)
An eastbound B&O manifest was grinding up Cranberry Grade, west of Terra Alta, WV on October 24, 1977 with three GP40-2s.
In a blast from the past 3 SD60Ms and an SD40 lug a coal train south on the Joint Line at Greenland, CO I would love to see this again,
A northbound D&H manifest was punching out of the early morning fog as it dropped downgrade past SW Cabin at Ninevah, NY on Sept. 15, 1976 with three C628s.
A northbound D&H manifest was dropping down Richmondville Hill near Richmondville, NY on Sept. 15, 1976, led by GP39-2 No. 7610. From the look of the track and the surrounding area, it had been t... (more)
A southbound D&H manifest was nearing the summit of Richmondville Hill, near Richmondville, NY on Sept. 12, 1976 with three C628s.