Photo Tour From North to South
Benning Yard (Staging)
Benning Yard is in a room that formerly housed our boiler and hot
These photos were taken at the end of an operating session.
The back track holds the Pepco Coal Extra. The next track holds the
TC (Twining City) Switch. The Santa Fe car is on the track that holds
the Port Shepherd job. The near track holds the U-Turn
Robinson Coal hides the hole in the wall where Benning Yard becomes
Shepherd Junction. Most of the two-dimensional brick building
backdrops are from Pioneer Valley Models.
B&O 405 is switching Robinson Coal with a load of anthracite
for home heating.
B&O 6469 heads out Port Shepherd. The employee locker
room in the foreground was built from an old box car.
B&O 6464 is returning with the Pepco Coal Extra passing the MOW
shed, another converted box car. The locomotive is approaching a
curved crossing; the inner track leads to the Twining City industries.