It's not just UP locomotives sporting the American flag, as NS 3429 prepares to make its move. The pair of trucks sit on a Southern flatcar built in April 1938.
NS 8954 leads UP 4605 and CEFX 3178 west across the ex-Reading bridge at 0920. Canon 10D and 24-70mm lens, 1/500 second, f9.5, F.L. 70mm, ISO 100.
You don't see one of these everyday: Slug 983 in CR blue was the fifth engine back on today's 34A.
An unusual mix of motive power on 34A today, in this order: C40-9W(9216), C40-9W(9410), SD-40-2(3218), SD-38(3805), MT-6 (983), C40-9W(9106), GP-38-2(5283), C40-9W(9163), SW-1500 (2216), take it w... (more)
It's a GE and EMD together, as two ex-CR units head east from Enola to Harrisburg as a westbound intermodal passes behind them.
Naturally, the sun is behind a cloud as the late Three Rivers passes under the Westinghouse Bridge and the URR bridge at 11:57 this morning.
UP and BNSF road power mingles with former Conrail SD38/MT6 slug sets at Norfolk Southern's Allentown Yard.
NS 3350 leads four other locomotives east on track one in an all motive power consist this afternoon.
Two GP40-2 and a gondola car form a short westbound consist at Ardara late this afternoon.
Two Helper units in the Pittsburgh/Altoona pool, #3370 and 3380, move east on track one by the Pitcairn Intermodal facility this evening.
An over and under shot of sorts at the historic six-arch PRR bridge over Sherman's Creek, as eastbound 6704 leads 20T towards Harrisburg as a train moves north up the Buffalo Line.
In light fog, westbound 861 led by Bennett Levin's restored E8s meet easbound coal train 801 at Rockville Bridge. Moments later, 801 blocked the view of 861. Canon 10D and 70-200mm lens.
NS 9415 threads the curves at Thompsontown as it leads 23W west yesterday afternoon.
NS 9616 leads 20T eastbound early this afternoon.
The shortest train of the day, as two Dash 9s take a boxcar and hopper car east at MP 135. Unfortunately, I did not hear the symbol.