The Altamont Coal Tower looms high
over the facilities a the east end of Altamont. Just
to the left of this picture is the yard's turntable
and 3-stall roundhouse.
grade, Bayard Junction to Summit
WM 2-8-0 #763 leans hard into the grade
out of Bayard Junction. Most likely there is a helper
tacked on the back of this engine, just out of sight
around the corner.
Junction Passenger Station
MD Central Doodlebug #4644 idles on
the siding at Bayard Junction. The curve just visible
to the right is main line coming in from Redhouse, Grafton,
and Points West. The tracks heading off to the left
side become the branchline to Bayard.
MD Central #1514 switches the American
Foundry in Bayard Junction. The truck in the lower-left
is backed up to the Freight Depot.
MD Central GP-7 #2406 heads light into
MD Central 3-truck Shay #55 works the
coal mine in Deep Creek. That's the feed mill in the
Pennsylvania RR 2-8-2 #1702 pulls onto
the MD Central mainline from the Johnstown line of the
Pennsy. Heading off to the right, #1702 will begin the
climb to Savage and on to Altamont. That is the above-ground
portion of Big Savage #4 Coal Mine along the McHenry
branch in the background.