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.
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.
A coal train lead by two of Conrail's unique C30-7A sits waiting for clearance to go from the Pittsburgh Line through Wing Interlocking to take the Port Perry Branch and head south down the Mon Li... (more)
An eastbound intermodal train is entering Pitcairn Yard as the coal drag behind it waits for a crew change.
The local switches Pitcairn Yard. The ex-PRR N5c cabin car was just in the way during the switching moves. It was to be donated to the town of Pitcairn at the time, but was rejected by the town du... (more)
The local switch job works Pitcairn yard. This scene was taken right before the reconstruction of Pitcairn into an intermodal facility.
Departing Pitcairn Intermodal yard with 7 units. First 3 were the power, the 4 trailing units were dead in tow. Guessing a power move to Conway or Bellvue from Altoona?
A westbound empty hopper train with a pair of 80 MAC's in the lead roll by loaded coal train UBT-23B on Track 99. Prior to the development of Pitcairn Yard into an intermodal facility, several loa... (more)
A westbound mixed freight rolls by the west end of Pitcairn Yard. Pitcairn is located in the background on the opposite side of Turtle Creek.
NS 21J makes a pick up at Pitcairn before heading west towards Conway.
C46 local has almost completed its work for the day and will tie down in Pitcairn Yard near the yard house............. Canon 50D
NS 9234 engineer pauses for a smoke and watches the action before taking his train west.