A single SD40E on local C65 waits on Dean Siding in Erie for a recrew to arrive. The new crew will take the local back west to Conneaut, Ohio, working industries along the way. Locomotives... (more)
NS Local C65 heads west at the point where the NS mainline joins the CSX mainline grade through Erie, PA. The local will pull down the tracks to CP Paterno before backing into the industrial lead ... (more)
What was once the Norfolk Southern mainline through Erie leading to the street running down 19th Street is now just an overgrown industrial lead used by local C65 to serve customers on the track t... (more)
What better place to see true mountain railroading than the legendary West Slope? NS 6311 is the rearmost helper on eastbound freight NS 14G. This pair of SD40Es are giving it all they have to kee... (more)
A quad of NS SD40Es push the loaded coal train 534 up the grade towards Altoona.
NS 6356 leads train B09 west through Ogden Dunes IN, at milepost 488 on the Chicago Line.
To help trains traverse the steep grades between Altoona and Cresson, helper engines are added to the front and back ends of trains. Here is one such Railroad: Norfolk SouthernLocomotive: EMD SD40ELocation: Cresson, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: NS 6310Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: June 24, 2011
NS coal train 592 gets pushed up the West Slope by a helper set passing under the PRR signal bridge at Summerhill.
A set of helpers push an intermodal West through Summerhill, assisting with dynamic braking as the train descends the West Slope.
A helper set pushes an Eastbound oil train up the West Slope through Cresson into Gallitzin.
An helper sets heads east under a double rainbow in Western PA.
A four pack of helpers push a loaded coal train up track one through Lilly.
Fall foliage, beautiful variety of colors gives us the autumn, at Norfolk Southern Horseshoe Curve. NS freight go down to Altoona by NS Pittsburgh Line, in Altoona PA. As usual, EMD GP9 No. 7048 b... (more)
A fourpack of SD40E helpers assist a loaded coal train down the east slope.
An NS SD40E leads at Chesterton.