4 Young TRESSPASSERS cut directly in front of a Cumberland helper getting ready to tie onto the rear of Q226-28 for a shove west over Sand Patch... apparently these young folks were playing aroun... (more)
Q249-29 departing downtown Cumberland
ICE powered K674-02 arrives into Connellsville & will get a buffer car & a set of helpers added for the trip east over Sand Patch
Q249-29 departing Cumberland and entering the east end of the Narrows
U855-26 decends the east slope of sand patch grade at Fairhope
P030 races down the hill past the Foley Overlook. Hardly and maybe even unnoticeable is the private pullman car (Dover Harbor) on the back of the train.
Capitol Limited passes east thru Sandpatch in sweet morning light
Q368-30 passes east thru Hyndman @ 1/25th under some sweet morning light
B253-17 consisting of 3 helper units returning to Connellsville after a trip east over Sand Patch.. the Windmills on the skyline are 7 to 10 miles away but easily visable upon closer inspection
A westbound freight works it's way up Sandpatch grade just shy of the Keystone Viaduct.
Eastbound Q216 rounds the super-elevated curve in Sutersville on the former B&O mainlines.
Amtrak's eastbound Capital Limited passes thru Coulter on the ex-B&O mainline between Versailles and Connellsville.
Two Amtrak Heritage units lead train 30, the Capital Limited, over Sand Patch Grade. AMTK 184 and AMTK 66 wear phase IV and phase II respectively.
B&O signals hold down the fort as a rail train gets ready to depart Cumberland past Mexico Tower with pretty sweet road power.