Just Another Day on the JobNS 7200 was waiting for the switch to be lined an locked, having just stored a cut of its train in the ROSE yard (left) while a new crew comes on duty for... (more)
Assaulting the AllegheniesWith a 3 pack of helpers ahead, 25V begins its assault on the east slope out of Altoona. The lead unit began life as Conrail SD50 #6700 and is no stranger ... (more)
FRA on the SlopeNS 3404 leads a pair of FRA Geometry research cars down from Horseshoe Curve thru what is historically known as SLOPE Interlocking (now part of CP-Altoona).
There's nothing like a pleasant autumn afternoon along the railroad. Norfolk Southern goes about its business on the hill as yet another intermodal train passes MG interlocking.
Serenade in blue: The distant roar of power steadily becomes louder as a heavy westbound manifest works up the grade. Coming out of Scotch Run curve and passing MP 241 the sound is overwhelming an... (more)
One of the impressive locations along Conrail's ascent of the Alleghenies is MG Interlocking at MP243.4. Westbounds struggling up the mountain could be heard way down in the valley, their sound fa... (more)
Fresh out of the paint shed
NS restarted their rebuild of old Southern GP38-2s. They will receive the NS designed Admirial cab
For the first time since 2015, the Lehigh Valley Heritage unit led a train across the Pittsburgh line. Many railfans were out to witness the event and I was one of them. Here we see it leading 2... (more)
Only two of Conrail’s immediate predecessors rostered E8’s, and both contributed examples to the Conrail roster. Many of the Penn Central’s large roster of the EMD passenger units were conveyed t... (more)
Logan Lehigh Valley GirlNS 8104, the Lehigh Valley heritage unit, has been released from a long imprisonment south of the Mason-Dixon. While the Logan Valley is not... (more)
Coal Empties and CansEmpty coal unit train NS 539 had been split into three cuts at some point earlier in the day to get it out of the way of higher priority moves. With those out o... (more)
Time to Blow This SceneNS high-and-wide 053 gets underway after waiting at ANTIS. The first load is a pair of new M88A2 tank retrievers fresh from the plant in York, PA, with the re... (more)
NS 67W, after re-crewing at Rose, resumes its journey west past the location of what used to be slope tower as a light snow begins to fall.