A Western Maryland GP40-2 leads an eastbound train through Washington, DC. This is taken in the vicinity of the Metro Rhode Island Avenue-Brentwood station.
After a brief stop to address an air or mechanical issue, a westbound Baltimore & Ohio auto train is again under way at Elkridge, Maryland.
A westbound Baltimore & Ohio auto train passes the small passenger waiting shelter at Elkridge, Maryland.
On the weekend of September 24-5, 1983, two excursions were run on the B&O out of Baltimore. The grapevine said that the power was to be the former Clinchfield F-units, freshly painted in Seaboard... (more)
One of Santa Fe’s pre-Super Fleet GP50’s leads a forty-eight car eastbound train across the second bridge that it will encounter in Abo Canyon.
Making its entrance into Abo Canyon, New Mexico at 3:10 pm, a 74-car eastbound Santa Fe manifest crosses the first of several bridges in the canyon.
An eastbound 60-car Santa Fe manifest crosses the first bridge that it will encounter in Abo Canyon. In the next few miles, it will travel through one of the most scenic areas on the Santa Fe syst... (more)
After crossing the plains east of Belen, New Mexico, an eastbound Santa Fe TOFC train is crossing the first bridge that it will encounter in Abo Canyon.
Our first morning at Abo Canyon, New Mexico started with a caboose hop with two GP30’s. It was fortunate to get it then, before we started climbing hills away from the tracks.
Running on the south track on Cajon Pass, the westbound Desert Wind is two hours into its journey from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City/Chicago.
Viewed from across a cut on the south track om Cajon Pass, a westbound Santa Fe train with 26 piggyback flats descends the Pass on the north track at 12:08 pm.
My friends and I found Cajon to be a somewhat frustrating place. After getting the “easy” locations, we started to set up at the less-accessible spots. In this case, we were ready for trains on S... (more)
Fall colors have finally arrived in central Pennsylvania. Here, westbound Amtrak Keystone Service Train 667 passes a partially-turned tree in Ronks, Pennsylvania.
Descending Cajon Pass on the south track, a westbound Union Pacific manifest approaches Cajon Junction at 6:45 pm. Trailing the eleven mixed cars on the head end are 97 hoppers.
Dressed in its pre-1983 livery, Strasburg 2-10-0 90 greets the sunrise at the Caboose Motel. The retro look was a celebration of 60 years of steam’s second act at Strasburg.