The silence in Hyndman is temporarily disrupted as another eastbound freight rolls through town.
After shoving Q353 and K522 up and over the hill from Cumberland, the two helper sets combine to head back east towards The Queen City to shove another freight over Sand Patch Grade, as seen from ... (more)
K552 crawls up Sand Patch Grade, splitting the hills and mountains of Pennsylvania, the SD50 trying to keep the loaded steel slab train moving West along CSX's Keystone Sub as seen from the Foley ... (more)
Big power in the form of 2 matched YN2 AC6000's try to hold Q358 back descending on the eastern side of Sand Patch Grade amidst great fall color at Mance, PA.
Breaking the silence of rustling leaves and a rushing Wills Creek (Just beyond the other side of the tracks), E759 although empty, grinds up Sand Patch Grade with a YN2 duo pulling hoppers past on... (more)
CSX 3084 shoves hard on the back of a loaded coal train.
An empty westbound oil train charges through town with its whistle blowing non-stop for six consecutive road crossings. This CSX train had foreign power with two NS and one BNSF engines.
Five locomotives are shoving hard on Q261 at Foley as CSX 6211 brings up the rear. I guess Cumberland just threw whatever they wanted into helper service.
Westbound auto rack Q261 crosses Wills Creek as it heads west through the S curve at Foley with CEFX 3141 on the point.
Running 50 minutes late and with horns blowing non-stop for 6 consecutive crossings, Amtrak's Capital Limited decelerates as it nears its next stop in Connellsville, PA. Special thanks to Gene Lin... (more)
365 leads a westbound freight into Fairhope, PA
At the confluence of three rivers, an eastbound manifest is starting to hug the banks of the Monongahela River. In the background the West End Bridge spans the Ohio River.
Running slightly late, the Capitol Limited glides downgrade as it heads east past the iconic Mance Post Office on a blustery spring morning.
NYS&W 4048, leads CSX Q136 east bound under the ex-P&WV bridge over the Youghegeny River at, Banning, PA. 4/13/1990
Another westbound has crested the summit at Sandpatch.