Norfolk Southern SD40E helper, 6317, brings up the rear of this loaded Coal Train as it rolls down grade at the Horseshoe Curve.
NS 21Q begins the climb up the mountain with two helpers on the front, as well as the S&A heritage unit in the mix. A few pieces that the Railroaders Museum owns are to the right.
A beautiful red sky rises over the Allegheny Mountains while a helper set races westward.
A beautiful sunrise over NS 66Z doesn't always denote a flawless day. In just 3 miles, a coupler would break and leave the train fouling two mainlines, delaying Amtrak 04T for about an hour.
An unusual leader, an SD40E, leads NS C88 through Blairsville. There were eight units in total on the head end of this train.
Eastbound manifest crosses the entire ladder of the plant at CP Leets going 4 to 1 as a Sperry truck sits at the home signal awaiting clearance to continue testing west to East Conway.
A pair of pushers exit the Portage Tunnel, shoving tonnage towards Altoona, PA.
4 of NS' SD40E's assist a loaded oil train through the Allegheny Mountains.
A re-routed 65K runs west on the upper part of the Lehigh Line with an ex-Conrail SD50 leading.
Helpers shove on this heavy coal train towards Altoona.
A helper set, with a bag of ice on its nose, passes Alto Tower in Altoona, PA.
Helpers shove this heavy manifests through the Altoona vicinity on a clear, sunny morning
Although the town of Cassandra is comprised of only 147 residents, the village is well known by railfans from all over. Named the "World Famous Cassandra Overlook," this old iron bridge... (more)
P61 struggles up the grade at five row in the morning sun.
2 pack of SD40E's helpers are on a hard push on the back of this 502 loaded coal train. The train has just hit the hard pull on the west side of the climb over the Alleghenies Mountains. The SD40E... (more)