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.
Q276-18 eastbound thru Ellerslie
empty hoppers up the grade at Foley
Racks roar up the hill at the Foley.
Q358 at the famed Foley overlook
The thick fog still hangs around further up the mountain, but starts to clear here at Fairhope as Q394 races down the Sand Patch Grade with foreign power leading the way.
Q389 @ Manila
A spontaneous Magnolia Cutoff trip in the middle of the night turned to be quite a bad idea! As I started heading into the Alleghenies, visibility was horrendous. So I abandoned the cutoff and w... (more)