Probably the most interesting thing I've seen all day on my trip to Sand Patch.
Having just crested the summit of Sand Patch grade, an eastbound manifest rounds the famous curve at Mance.
Westbound racks at dusk thru FO
CSX SD60 # 8706 @ 1/15 .... leads Q353 at the begining of the east slope at Hyndman, a pair of SD50-3 would help out on the rear of this long train
SD50's On the rear of todays Q353 these locomotives are no strangers & are back in the helper pool out of Cumberland today serving the east slope of Sand Patch CSX 8526 , CSX 8612
A loaded CSX hopper train still in dynamics as it bottoms out on the east slope in Hyndman
With oak and sassafras leaves still clinging to the trees on this beautiful fall afternoon, a westbound train runs along the Youghiogheny River at Chestnut Ridge. In the distance you can barely se... (more)
U306 passes thru Cooks Mill @ 1/15th To see another view of this train just 12 seconds earlier Click Here
Q389 leaves town in the last light of day seen from high atop Mugnano's Mountain.
A bright moon lights up Mance and the fields surrounding the photographer, and the stars streak through the clear night sky while planes fly overhead streaking to their destinations as the Westbou... (more)
Crews work on a frozen switch into the yard
Q139-08 @ Foley overlook
Warm weather brought a misty Haze, Drizzle, Fog & NS to the east slope of Sand Patch