“Hey man, what are you doing?” You gotta love it when you get a text from a friend like that. Turns out my friend Doug was in town for work and had some time to kill so we got pit beef and he got a quick tour of Baltimore.
CSX Never Fails to Impress
Today I was out running some errands in Baltimore and had a moment to kill. I happened to notice that some containers were moving south toward the port. It was only when I got ahead of the train did I realize the silliness of modern CSX: it was being led by a long hood forward C40-8W.
Shaking Off Some Cabin Fever in March of 2015
The past few days have been snowy and busy. The combination conspired to keep me locked up in the house, and I needed to get out.
January 2014 80MAC Hunting
I received a new lens for Christmas and was itching to try it out. So, on the first Saturday after the holidays, I headed out to the Martin State Airport MARC station. My plan had been to go try it out on some of the most challenging things to shoot: Amtrak’s NEC. However, that all changed when I got a fateful text message.
An Hour in Canton: August 2013
I had a family errand to run over on the east side of town which gave me a free hour to do some railfanning. It turned out to be a pretty productive hour, with NS, CSX and Canton action afoot.
CSX in East Baltimore, March 2013
Bayview used to be a great place to sit and watch trains, before the Volunteer Corps of America moved in and ruined it. You could catch mainline action, and if your timing was good, be well-positioned to head off and chase something going down to Canton.
A Great Saturday Morning in East Baltimore
I had a few hours free on a Saturday morning and decided to get myself some breakfast from Wawa, and head on over to CSX’s Bayview Yard to see what was going on.