CSX has quite the helper set lashups on the Keystone Sub consisting of this set plus a set of D8-40C's with the "link" to cut on the fly, plus a pair consisting of a GEVO and SD40-2 and a few more... (more)
The second rack train back to back to climb the Sandpatch grade grinds around the horseshoe at Mance under the last rays of sun in this neck of the woods surrounded by the mountain tops.
Q394 eases past the Budd Board at the famous "Narrows" with a fresh coating of snow.
E834 FLIES down the mountain coming into Hyndman.
Don't let this shot fool you, although there was full sun all day, it still was bone chilling frigid. E834 very slowly grinds upgrade almost reaching the summit at Sand Patch.
The Capitol Limited crosses from 1 Main to 2 Main with it's new crew heading East at Mexico.
Frozen fog lingers in "The Narrows" as a 4 minute late Capitol Limited makes its way past the Budd Board and a swift Wills Creek.
The headlight of a lone SD70MAC illuminates the former Western Maryland Railway Keystone Viaduct. Completed in 1913, the Connellsville Extension of the WM was mostly abandonned in May 1976 after C... (more)
With 2 up front and 3 in back pushing, U888 slowly works it coal loads up the hill at Glade City.
The Eastbound Capitol Limited sneaks around the horseshoe at Mance on a very chilly but clear fall morning.
A mile west of Mance and in the teeth of the grade, westbound Q375 digs into the rail at MP 209 with only a couple miles to go to Sand Patch summit.
It's been a very chilly fall morning in PA as we see westbound racks exit Sand Patch tunnel near the summit of the alleghenies.
Yard work goes on in the rather bleak, non busy Connellsville yard behind the old tower.
U306 throttles down to store it's load at Green Junction, not far behind me.