Loaded autoracks roll through Klemen, guarded by classic B&O signals. This is the northern junction with the old DT&I Ottawa Loop.
Dawn breaks over South Deshler, and the classic Color Position Light guarding it.
Undoubtedly the most well-known spot on the old Ann Arbor heading north out of Owosso, Carland Elevator stands tall as Western Maryland 7471 rolled past heading back south.
Amtrak's Cardinal skirts the New River, running east through the picturesque New River Gorge on a cloudless late winter day.
Not quite death...CSX 8812 is one of a line of SD40-2s stripped down to their frame and cab and lined up in Huntington. I believe these are going on to the GE repowered project CSX is undergoing.
KN381 peers through Wilson Tunnel, the third of six tunnels it will pass through on its run to Columbus.
The mountains are still glowing as the sun sinks lower behind them, while WAMX 3921 waits for its next job in Dickinson Yard. The former Western Maryland GP35 may not be on its home rails, but it ... (more)
Deep in the woods, all three rebuilt SD45s on the KNWA thunder out of Langsville Tunnel on their way north.
Back in Conrail days, the West Virginia Secondary was comparatively humming. So much so, that they installed a siding in Carpenter for helpers to duck into between shoving coal trains up the line.... (more)
With one hopper sandwiched between two geeps, BIP tiptoes down Harmar Street in Marietta.
A break in the clouds lights up KN380 as they roll south through the barren winter landscape.
Western Maryland Scenic 1309 barks through Mt. Savage, Maryland, passing under the former Western Maryland signal bridge, evidence of the double-tracked mainline it used to be.
Two classic GE Dash-8s thunder through Tipp City, passing the southernmost B&O CPL on the Toledo Sub.
Western Maryland Scenic has become at least a temporary home for two WM veterans, rebuilt SD35 7436 and SD40 7471. I was hoping one of them would be assisting 1309 on my trip, but alas, it was the... (more)
WMSR 1309 backs through the famed Helmstetter's Curve after a trip up to Frostburg.