Under a evening sky, NS 6333 prepares to back up into the Kenova yard after pulling ahead and stopping. Photo taken from a man-lift during the Tri-State Railfan Group Event on the 7th.
Time continues to tick away on the clock but the time for Alto operating as a manned tower was coming to a slow end as the NS was planning the towers closure. A SD40E helper set rolls past Alto as... (more)
A pair of SD40E's provide dynamic braking for a loaded coal train as they roll by the now closed Alto Tower.
A SD40E assigned to the general locomotive pool leads an empty gypsum train back to York Haven, PA after stopping for a crew change.
A long way from shoving heavy NS freights up the storied mountains of the east, this SD40E is on the head end of a Canadian National Potash train as it rumbles south through Wisconsin.
The Shire Oaks-bound C35 makes its way east through Leetsdale as Ole Glory flies in the background.
A pair of NS SD40E's bring up the rear of this eastbound manifest at Gallitzin.
A pair of SD40E's pass ALTO Tower, headed west.
The lights of a helper set bounce off the hills and glow up the tracks for those waiting at the Cassandra All-Nighter 2013 event. This helper set is destined for Johnstown to help assist a loaded ... (more)
A pair of snow covered EMD SD40E helpers glide by the Cresson snow plow and servicing facility on their way back west toward Johnstown to assist an eastbound toward Altoona.
A pair of light helpers return east to Cresson on track one as eastbound stack train 294 struggles up the grade on track two, ironically with no helpers on the rear.
NS 20Q with containers bound for Morrisville, PA, is getting a shove over the hill by Helper Set 6324/6302.
A helper set pushes a heavy stack train across PRR's stone arch bridge that survived the devastating flood in 1889.
P61 climbs the hill at Five Row with a SD40E and a ex-Conrail SD40-2.
The NS 6327 leads a helper set back from Horseshoe Curve.