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CSX SD70MAC 700 Class unit 700 is the first of 25 CSX SD70MACs entering service in western Maryland and West Virginia. Named "The Spirit of Cumberland" at the recent CSX Days at Cumberland, MD, this unit is now hard at work. Still clean, this unit was photographed on October 18, 1997 at Grafton, WV in CSX's Cumberland Coal Division yard. Photo by Todd Zimmerman
Black River switcher Black River & Western NW2 820 displays its new black and white paint. Photo by Dan Vaccarella
C&O 614 at Otisville Tunnel Chesapeake & Ohio 4-8-4 614 blasts out of the former Erie Otisville Tunnel during one of its recent fall foliage excursions. Photo by C. Thomas Massey
CSX at Magnolia Eastbound CSX C44-9W 9029 exits Graham Tunnel and crosses the Magnolia Bridge at Paw Paw, WV with an auto parts train. Photo by Geoffrey Barrentine
Five railroads at Oak Island September 1997 was a busy time for runthroughs on Conrail, as CR, SP, NS, CSX and BNSF power all sat at the Oak Island engine facility. Photo by Jeffrey A. Lubchansky
Big BN SD70MACs on Conrail Burlington Northern SD70MAC 9582 and a sister unit pull a South Kearny-bound piggybacker on Conrail's River Line at CP-5 in Ridgefield Park, NJ on August 21, 1997. Photo by Vinnie Della Torre
Middletown & New Jersey 44-tonner A classic American shortline scene, M&NJ 44-tonner number 2 and a caboose pass a farm near Slate Hill, NY. Photo by Paul R. Tupaczewski
VRE train at Washington, D.C. Virginia Railway Express V22 and its train heads south out of the Nation's Capitol over Conrail's "Long Bridge" over the Potomac. In a distance of six miles, this train uses Amtrak, CR, CSX and NS rails! Photo by Peter Furnee
C&O 614 on Moodna Viaduct As seen from a helicopter, C&O 4-8-4 614 and its train are dwarfed by the giant former Erie Moodna Viaduct at Salisbury Mills, NY seen on June 21, 1997. Photo by C. Thomas Massey
BNSF Warbonnets at Oak Island Brand-new BNSF C44-9W 797 sits at the fueling racks at Conrail's Oak Island Yard in Newark, New Jersey in September 1997. Photo by Jeffrey A. Lubchansky
Conrail at HX Drawbridge The ghost of the Erie Lackawanna shows itself in the daily Conrail freight OIBU, shown here crossing the Hackensack River at Secaucus, NJ on October 12, 1997. This former major freight line today sees only a handful of freight trains. Photo by Paul R. Tupaczewski

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