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B&O Metropolitan Branch Photo Tour

B&O Metropolitan Branch
Modern day photo tour

Accompanying each photo below are:

Click a photo to see a larger view. Please send your comments and corrections to Steve.


Amtrak 652
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

Amtrak 652
Mile: 0.9 Date: Sep 2008
Ease: C View: SW
Area: C IC2:
Map: DC 10 D 13 Topographic Maps

Alstom model HHP8


Amtrak 796
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

Amtrak 796
Mile: 0.9 Date: Sep 2008
Ease: C View: W
Area: C IC2:
Map: DC 10 D 13 Topographic Maps

EMD model SW1000R


Red Line
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

Red Line
Mile: 7.2 Date: Sep 2008
Ease: B View: S
Area: B IC2:
Map: Mo 37 A 11 Topographic Maps

Rohr 1000-series

Link: How to identify DC Metro Railcars


CSX 5313
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

CSX 5313
Mile: 16.4 Date: Aug 2008
Ease: B+ View: N
Area: B+ IC2:
Map: Mo 29 D 7 Topographic Maps

GE model ES44DC


HTT 6700S
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

HTT 6700S
Mile: 17.2 Date: Aug 2008
Ease: B View: NW
Area: B IC2:
Map: Mo 29 C 5 Topographic Maps

a ballast tamper


CSX 7515
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

CSX 7515
Mile: 19.1 Date: Aug 2008
Ease: B View: NW
Area: B+ IC2:
Map: Mo 20 A 12 Topographic Maps

a C40-8


CSX 8528
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

CSX 8528
Mile: 19.5, 0.4 siding Date: Oct 2008
Ease: C+ View: S
Area: B IC2:
Map: Mo 19 J 12 Topographic Maps

CSX 8528 and CSX 8645, model SD50


B&O RDC 1951

B&O RDC 1951
Mile: 21.6 Date: Sep 2012
Ease: A View: E
Area: B IC2:
Map: Mo 19 F 9 Topographic Maps

a self-propelled passenger car manufactured by Budd


CSX 7725

CSX 7725
Mile: 21.6 Date: Sep 2012
Ease: A View: E
Area: B IC2:
Map: Mo 19 F 9 Topographic Maps

a GE C40-8W crossing Summit Avenue in Gaithersburg


CSX 135
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

CSX 135
Mile: 22.2 Date: Jun 2008
Ease: B View: W
Area: A IC2:
Map: Mo 19 D 9 Topographic Maps

CSX 135 (AC44CW) and CSX 5013 (AC6000CW)


CSX 5335
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

CSX 5335
Mile: 23.5 Date: Jun 2008
Ease: A View: N
Area: A IC2:
Map: Mo 19 A 7 Topographic Maps

CSX 5336 (ES44DC) followed by CSX 7860 (C40-8W) through the Metropolitan Grove MARC Station


CSX 6461
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

CSX 6461
Mile: 23.8 Date: Jun 2008
Ease: B View: NE
Area: A IC2:
Map: Mo 18 K 7 Topographic Maps

this GP40-2 is about to pass under Watkins Mill Road


CSX 5839
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

CSX 5839
Mile: 23.8 Date: Jun 2008
Ease: B View: W
Area: A IC2:
Map: Mo 18 K 7 Topographic Maps

a B36-7 showing its age


CSX 8543
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

CSX 8543
Mile: 25.5 Date: Jun 2008
Ease: B View: W
Area: A IC2:
Map: Mo 18 G 5 Topographic Maps

SD50


PW 3909
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

PW 3909
Mile: 25.9 Date: Jun 2008
Ease: B View: NW
Area: A IC2:
Map: Mo 18 E 4 Topographic Maps

The P&W was incorporated in Massachusetts as the Providence and Worcester Railway on March 12, 1844, and lives on today as a Class II Railroad. Their Dash 8-39B model trails CSX 5203 here.


MoW
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

MoW
Mile: 26.4 Date: Jul 2008
Ease: A View: SE
Area: A IC2:
Map: Mo 18 E 3 Topographic Maps

out for a weekend drive through the Germantown countryside


CSX 8110
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

CSX 8110
Mile: 29.1 Date: Oct 2008
Ease: B View: E
Area: A IC2:
Map: Mo 17 G 1 Topographic Maps

SD40-2


HLCX 7187
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

HLCX 7187
Mile: 31.0 Date: Aug 2008
Ease: B- View: E
Area: A IC2:
Map: Mo 8 C 12 Topographic Maps

SD40-2


Lashup
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

Lashup
Mile: 31.0 Date: Sep 2008
Ease: B- View: NW
Area: A IC2:
Map: Mo 8 C 12 Topographic Maps

CSX 241 is a model AC44CW.


Ends
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

Ends
Mile: 31.0 Date: Aug 2008
Ease: B- View: NW
Area: A IC2:
Map: Mo 8 C 12 Topographic Maps

a rare photo feat: capturing two Met trains rolling west side-by-side at different speeds as their ends meet


Chessie
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

Chessie
Mile: 35.9 Date: Jul 2008
Ease: B View: E
Area: A IC2:
Map: Mo 7 A 7 Topographic Maps

Rolling stock is where older paint is still on the job, such as the C&O's Chessie cat, or the NYC reporting mark.


C(SX) 393

C(SX) 393
Mile: 37.1 Date: Dec 2012
Ease: B View: SE
Area: A IC2:
Map: Fr 44 C 12, Mo 6 H 6 Topographic Maps

AC4400CW (I've never heard of the C railroad either)


CSX 4735
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

CSX 4735
Mile: 37.2 Date: Jun 2008
Ease: C View: W
Area: A IC2:
Map: Fr 44 C 12 Topographic Maps

SD70MAC


CSX 880
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

CSX 880
Mile: 39.3 Date: Jun 2008
Ease: A View: S
Area: A IC2:
Map: Fr 44 F 10 Topographic Maps

CSX 880 followed by CSX 840 (GEVOs)


CSX 5323
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

CSX 5323
Mile: 40.5 Date: Jul 2008
Ease: C View: SE
Area: A IC2:
Map: Fr 44 C 9 Topographic Maps

ES44DC


MARC 69
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

MARC 69
Mile: 42.8 Date: Sep 2007
Ease: A View: SE
Area: A IC2:
Map: Fr 43 H 6 Topographic Maps

GP40WH-2


CSXT 904084
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

CSXT 904084
Mile: 72.3 Date: Jul 2007
Ease: B- View: NW
Area: A IC2:
Map: Fr 36 B 12 Topographic Maps

another caboose will soon disappear from sight


Brunswick
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

Brunswick
Mile: 75.x Date: Sep 2007
Ease: B View: E
Area: B IC2:
Map: Fr 35 E 12 Topographic Maps

CSX 6361, CSX 6453, CSX 2205, CSX 8528, CSX 6249, CSX 2677


UP 4047
Photo courtesy Dave Hiteshew

UP 4047
Mile: 80.9 Date: Oct 2007
Ease: B View: E
Area: A IC2:
Map: Wa 36 H 11 Topographic Maps

this SD70M is approaching Harpers Ferry Tunnel, Sandy Hook Road parallels



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