After coming ashore on this, the western side of Spring Garden Bridge, WM
trains would pass Consolidated Gas & Electric's Westport Generating Station
(power plant). The building was demolished during 2008, but not before serving
as the filming location of the final drug bust in The Wire.
Dual cranes at the shore suggest most fuel coal was delivered by ship rather
than by train. The three railcars on a short, curved siding near the pile of
coal may have carted away ash. Coal was transported inside via a custom
wagon system on rails.
The WM and B&O's South Baltimore Branch (SBB) intersect at lower left. After
the bridge was closed to rail traffic, CSX curved the former WM line to
the right so it would join the SBB near the trees at bottom, as seen in the