The Gregarious Railfan
Baltimore, MD   21230 (population, 622,124)

GPS:  N 39.27540, W 76.62451   Google map   

Scanner:  CSX 160.230 [8] (road), 160.320 [14]

Railroad:  CSX Baltimore Division, Baltimore Terminal Sub;

Description:  Busy CSX double track in urban Baltimore.  This is not the only sight to railfan in Baltimore in the
metro area.  This is an arbitrary choice of locations called Bailey’s Wye at Stockholm Street and known to be a
‘common railfan location. Just to the east, less than a quarter mile, The elevated MTA light rail commuter line passes
over Stockholm St. Also nearby, N 39.27375, W 76.63185; Bush Street at the CSX tracks with perhaps a good long
telephoto view of trains coming into Baltimore from the south.  There is much more info about Baltimore at
RAILFAN GUIDES of the U.S.  Clik here

Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 46

Nearby RR stuff: B&O Railroad Museum N 39.28584, W 76.63196

Other interesting or fun stuff: Just north, both M&T Bank Stadium (Home of the Ravens) and Oriole Park at
Camden Yards and the Federal Hill neighborhood.  Baltimore's Inner Harbor is home to the National Aquarium, USS
Constellation, Maryland Science Center, other maritime attractions, museums, shopping, and restaurants. Fort
McHenry, which successfully defended Baltimore Harbor from British bombardment during the War of 1812 (and the
inspiration for Francis Scott Key's “The Star Spangled Banner”), is aiso nearby.

Gregariousness quotient: Low to medium.

Local Food:  All the opportunities of Urban Baltimore, Too many pubs and restaurants to categorize, check the

Clik for
TRAINS Trackside article on Baltimore   
“The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers” - William Shakespeare
Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
Todd Sestero is the RAILFAN GUIDES of the U.S.
November 2014