A pair of SD40E helper units based out of Cresson push a heavy grain train up the grade from Johnstown to Altoona and are seen passing through Cassandra. This is a common occurrence on this line f... (more)
Picking up loaded tie gons with the Herzog tie plate train crossing over to track one.
Westbound helpers head into Horseshoe curve.
A pair of SD40E helpers bring up the rear of a westbound stack train.
A pair of SD40E helpers lead a westbound trash train by the Railroad Park in Cresson.
A tale of two helpers. One, along for the ride swiftly running downhill on it's train already mostly done it's duty. The other, notching at full throttle just beginning to push the weight of it's ... (more)
14G's helpers roar through Summerhill.
A helper set proceeds east up the west slope to Cresson for servicing.
Norfolk Southern Local A84 heads back South to Wilton, AL. as they cross the Tallaseehatchee Creek in Childersburg, AL. After working Precision Strip Steel Mill in Talladega, AL.
NS 552, with two helpers, rumbles past CP 103 in Macedonia, OH. NS 552 will drop their helpers off at Eastland Rd in Brookpark, OH. Then 552 will continue west.
C28 is led by SD40E 6343 and SD40-2 3353 as they haul their train to Island Avenue Yard in one of the few moments of sunshine that would occur this day.
Assaulting the AllegheniesWith a 3 pack of helpers ahead, 25V begins its assault on the east slope out of Altoona. The lead unit began life as Conrail SD50 #6700 and is no stranger ... (more)
Norfolk Southern Local A5T (Extra A55) departs Norris Yard in Irondale, AL. as they head South to Boligee, AL. To Interchange with the AGR Railroad
NS SD40E 6353 and SD60I 6737 are seen working a cut of cars at East Conway, PA.
Four SD40E helpers shove an eastbound coal train under the CPLs at Summerhill PA.