With 43 loads/3 empties, and a full complement of power, Maryland Midland’s UBHF storms west past the long derelict mill at mp 54.1. Locomotives:(1) MMID SD40-2 3449(2) MM... (more)
“Tempers Flare”Having already hoisted 21 cement loads to the CSX interchange at Highfield, UBHF returns east to retrieve the remaining 29 loads, two helpers, and eight empties tied ... (more)
Maryland Midland UBHF splits the out of service Western Maryland signals at Flint as it drops down Catoctin Mountain toward Thurmont and Union Bridge. Seeing this 1967-model B&O GP38 in its sharp ... (more)
A work train powered by 2060 has added its freshly emptied rail flat to the rear of the outbound UBHF that CSX will be pulling momentarily.
With a short cut of empty cement hoppers in tow from CSX at Highfield, UBHF passes the mill in Middleburg as it nears Union Bridge. Upon arrival, the crew will pick up another unit and work Lehigh... (more)
Nearing the top of the steep climb between Thurmont, MD and Blue Ridge Summit, PA, MMID train UBHF splits the Western Maryland signal masts along Bentzel Road in Sabillasville. The two EMDs could ... (more)
On a cool, clear spring day, Maryland Midland train UBHF claws up Catoctin Mountain just west of Thurmont on its way to Highfield. The two SD40-2s are on their knees with 21 cement loads and a han... (more)
Eastbound on the Western Maryland. Maryland Midland Railway's UBHF arrived at the Union Bridge, Maryland station as the sun was setting on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 with SD40-2 3448 leadin... (more)
Solar Panel Sunset. Maryland Midland Railway's UBHF worked to sunset and beyond on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. After making a trip and a half to Higfield, Pennsylvania, the crew returned to... (more)
“MMID Pride”Maryland Midland’s UBHF power runs west on CSX trackage from Highfield to Pen Mar, to fetch the 71 cars brought up earlier from Hagerstown by the CSX local. This move,... (more)
“Genesee Light”In the process of doubling a heavy train up the steep grade of the former WM mainline on Catoctin Mountain, MMID's UBHF power coasts downgrade at the east end of the ... (more)
“Green Acres”After a delay caused by the need to double its westbound climb up the mountain, Maryland Midland’s UBHF (Union Bridge to Highfield turn) hustles its 71-car pickup fro... (more)
“Heavy Lift”Maryland Midland’s UBHF (westbound) assaults the 1.84% grade leaving Thurmont, MD. With no work at NVR Building Products this day, at least they’re favored with a ru... (more)
Maryland Midland UBHF passing a former Western Maryland signal mast in the town of Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania. For just a few hundred yards at this location, the Maryland Midland leaves its n... (more)
Maryland Midland's UBHF preparing to interchange with CSX in Highfield, Maryland.