Starting to TurnEverett #11 approaches River Road on one of the two bridges over the Little Juniata River, having just left the former PRR Petersburg Branch. This was the second Pum... (more)
Fresh Powder17G kicks up snow off Bridge #6 as it enters Union Furnace, as a light snow shower continues to fall.
Around the BendNS Tier-4 GEVO 3610 rolls out from under the PRR signals at Birmingham, just south of Tyrone. The former PRR mainline crosses the Little Juniata River no less than 12... (more)
Logan Lehigh Valley GirlNS 8104, the Lehigh Valley heritage unit, has been released from a long imprisonment south of the Mason-Dixon. While the Logan Valley is not... (more)
Oh, Hamburgers!NS 8103, wearing its c.1966 N&W heritage scheme, rolls out of the rock cut east of (PRR) Bridge #5 at Union Furnace.
Gotta Go Fast!While winter hasn't yet unleashed much of anything on Central Pennsylvania in 2017, Norfolk Southern unleashed 'Foam Storm Hedgehog.' AC44C6M class unit #4000 ('Sonic ... (more)
Coal Empties and CansEmpty coal unit train NS 539 had been split into three cuts at some point earlier in the day to get it out of the way of higher priority moves. With those out o... (more)
Time to Blow This SceneNS high-and-wide 053 gets underway after waiting at ANTIS. The first load is a pair of new M88A2 tank retrievers fresh from the plant in York, PA, with the re... (more)
A Snowy Sunday LocalNS CB10 (Altoona to Hollidaysburg turn) makes the last moves to pick up its consist after working the Hollidaysburg Yard. Shortly after this shot, the train woul... (more)
Drifting Down the HillNS 9271 leads 22W down the mountain, the length of its consist stretched out along the entire west leg of Horseshoe Curve, around Allegrippis Curve, and beyon... (more)
Kicking Up PowderThursday, December 15 , 2016 was a bitterly cold day, with wind chills dropping well below zero. The gusts had formed snow drifts against the rails, causing trains ... (more)
The Seasons Changed......but the Everett Railroad's little 2-6-0 hasn't. With one of the earliest blankets of snow in recent memory on the ground and a light snow shower continuing ... (more)
Frozen DesertsAs if it weren't cold enough already in the sub-zero wind chill, the Interstate Railroad 'Creamsicle' heritage unit #8105 added a chilly treat to the endless parade of... (more)
It Ain't Easy......being the most photographed steam railroader in Pennsylvania. Fireman Stephen Lane minds his footing after putting down the fire hose used to fill #11's tender be... (more)
Summerhill Snow ShowDespite being mid-December, th weather has been rather warm. Around Altoona, snow doesn't exist, but in the upper elevations, the first thin blanket has begun to... (more)