two veteran units shove a coal train east towards the Alleghenies while a local switches some cars in Pitcairn Yard.
This little train marks the beginning of the end for Conrail as the Norfolk Southern Track Geometry Car is checking out the property that NS' plans to purchase.
An empty hopper train for Shire Oaks slowly rolls past the Pitcairn Intermodal Terminal and will eventually pull up to a stop signal at CP Wing to wait for opposing traffic.
The pushers on an eastbound freight pass through Wall, Pa. Prior to the development of Pitcairn Intermodal Terminal, the former Pitcairn Yard was primarily composed of rusting rails and equipment.
The golden glow of the late afternoon sun illuminates an empty hopper train rolling through the Turtle Creek valley with Wall, Pa. in the right background and Turtle Creek, Pa. to the left.
A mixed freight heads west to Conway Yard, while a pair of sister SD60M's is tied down on the running track waiting for a crew to arrive. Conrail's 74 unit SD60M fleet was built by EMD between Dec... (more)
A pair of SD40-2 helpers pushes an eastbound, running wrong main toward Altoona, while a pair of SD60M's is tied down on the running track waiting for a crew to arrive.
Operation Lifesaver No. 9254 leads 20Q through Wilmerding and Wall approaching the Pitcairn Intermodal Terminal.
Eastbound Triple Crown NS 262 passes through Wall, Pa.
NS 22W rolls down 98 track approaching the Pitcairn Intermodal Terminal at Wall, Pa. After a quick set off and pick up, 22W will continue its eastward journey.
Amtrak rolls eastbound through Wall, Pa. The use of Superliners suggests the train may be a special. The eastbound Pennsylvanian is designated 04T; this train is believed to have been designated R... (more)
An eastbound tanker train rolls through Wall, Pa.
Westbound autoracks roll through Wall, Pa. The church and homes in the background are part of Pitcairn, Pa. NS's Pitcairn Intermodal Terminal is to the right.
NS 22W traverses Track 98 as it approaches the Pitcairn Intermodal Terminal.
The Pitcairn Local, C56, backs some bad order hoppers into the yard at Pitcairn. The buildings in the background were once part of the sprawling yard at Pitcairn.