72 leads the Capitol Limited down the Sand Patch east slope, eastbound and here on wrong main, running around a slower manifest. She's already 15 minutes late!
ALL ALONE! Big old 570 has over eighty cars in hand on the downward east Sand Patch slope as she heads east toward Cumberland. Fall color is looking good this day.
A birds eye view of Q277-04 passing thru downtown Hyndman! with a great leader CSX 8084 CSX 7661
It wasn't all that long ago that the foreground subject was an integral part of what lies behind it. Newly reinstated Q130 rolls by the FGE product on this morning with nothing more than a grey bo... (more)
SD 50 8562 shoves on a manifest led by 7305. She working hard as she passes the privately owned Chessie cabooses stored along the right of way at Hydman.
Loaded autoracks are coming down the hill toward Cumberland and points east.
Big ol 7642 makes a pretty sight in the late afternoon sun as she and a friend zip an autorack eastbound toward Cumberland.
Amtrak's eastbound Capitol Limited passes the long-gone Hyndman Tower after descending the East Slope of Sand Patch Grade.
A lone GEVO handles this autoracker up the grade at Hyndman on a gorgeous autumn morning.
This pair of beautifully restored Chesse cabooses sits across from the Hyndman station in a lucky railfan's backyard.
A trio of Chessie cats descend Sand Patch Grade, on the prowl for another westbound which they will assist to the summit.
Q368 has neared the bottom of the grade and will soon be up to the 50 MPH speed limit. It later sat for over an hour at the "Bud Board" in Cumberland waiting to get into the yard.
The Eastbound Capitol Limited flies around a curve at Hyndman
This should be a familiar scene for any Trainorders.com member, the Sandpatch webcam is behind me