As the sun starts to set on Norfolk Southerns West Slope on the Pittsburgh Line, 538 grinds its way uphill under the 257 signals with a set of helpers ahead and a 4 pack on the rear.
With 20Q visible far across the Alleghenies, the helpers give some dynamic braking to assist in the long decent into Altoona.
P76 strolls through the West End District of Atlanta with a SD40E, SD40-2 and CN CW40-8 for power.
Two sets of helpers head west past the signal at Portage towards their next assignment on the West Slope.
Helpers on the rear of 11J push west as an eastbound intermodal passes on the adjacent track during the height of a snowstorm on the NS West Slope.
Allegheny Valley Railroad (AVR) is a daily visitor on NS using the symbol KC32 from CP-Bloom to Island Ave Yard at CP-Penn. Here is AVR coming up to the signals at CP-Penn as a NS local leaves Isl... (more)
A lone SD40E leads 72 cars of coal 15 miles down the winding Captina Secondary passing 1 of 3 Large "cuts" on the way to be off loaded into Barges on the Ohio River.
NS C56 heads west as it passes under the Westinghouse Bridge as a light snow continues to fall.
A set of helpers head east back to the mountains at they pass under the PRR signal bridge at Larimer.
The sun peaks out after a recent heavy snowfall as SD40E 6352 makes its way down Powhatan 6 siding..
Former Conrail SD50 rebulilt into SD40E waits during a snow storm in Powhatan, Ohio
SD40E leads empties on the OMAL running track
A single SD40E operating as train symbol NS 552 heads west through Olmsted Falls, Ohio
J21 idles as the conductor throws a switch, as he prepares to work the KRT interchange at Kenova.