A pair of SD45-2s head back to Altoona while a westbound hopper train works upgrade.
Strangely, this appears to be the first shot of W&W #78 on RP. Sister S6 #80 seemed to have more photo ops, appearing in four shots on this site.
The eastbound Cap slows for a station stop in Martinsburg.
Tower operator Melva Rowe converses with a crew in Gordonsville. At the time, this was one of the last towers (aka cabins) still open on the C&O.
A former B&O GP40 shares the engine terminal with a Seaboard GE and another CSX geep.
The VRE is introduced to the public at Union Station as dignitaries pose for photos on the V01.
The Chessie scheme always looked good in color, but my EOS 650 was loaded with Ilford XP1 at the time, resulting in this B&W image of two idle Chessie SDs.
Seeing the 2265 on the point of D721 reminded me of my first trip to Magnolia when 30s and 30Ms were still active on CSX.
416 rounds the big bend at Kessler, after crossing the Potomac and the WV/MD state line twice in the last few miles.
249 pops out of Carothers Tunnel and enters the long stretch of tangent track just east of Paw Paw. Earlier in the day, Jim Johnston caught this train east of here in Sleepy Creek.
A lone AC44 leads a train of empties through Carothers Tunnel, the westernmost of four tunnels on the Magnolia Cutoff.
V634 rolls east on clear signals, crossing the icy waters of the Cacapon River. Things got a little more complicated east of here, when the Low Grade over North Mountain was blocked by a stopped ... (more)
A short train for the U.S. Silica plant near Berkeley Springs heads down the branch, caboose first.
Moments after Q400 went west, P030 makes a slightly tardy appearance on the Cumberland Sub.