A pair of UP AC's drag Cumberland to Willard freight Q353 up Sand Patch grade along the banks of Wills Creek.
Amtrak Special P957 hauls the Good Morning America train with anchors Diane Sawyer, Robin Roberts, Chris Cuomo, and the weather man Sam Champion along with many other behind the scenes people, pro... (more)
CSX CW44AH 554 leads coal train U831 westbound along the Casselman River west of Meyersdale. The train has just been loaded at Shaw mine on the Salisbury branch between here and Meyersdale, and is... (more)
K375 gliding along the river and under Rt 219 in the background is hard on the Dynamics coming into a 10mph due to the Q359 hitting a bad spot on the railroad at Yoder and dumping the train. He wa... (more)
Cumberland to Indy frieght Q359 is about ten miles from the beginning of its journey as its colorful consist rolls through the snow covered fields at Cooks Mills.
Coal train U306 recieves some assistance from Cumberland helper B245, 8780, as it prepares to get a run at the steepest part of Sand Patch's west slope.
Cumberland helper B245, 8780, continues its morning assualt on Sand Patch, this time leading coal train U306 towards the summit. Not the angle I originally wanted, but CSX decided to park one of t... (more)
A pair of AC motors sit patiently on track 2 at Garrett. The train would soon be assisted by Cumberland helper B245 after Q261 and Q373 passed by on Track 1.
The CSX F units make a rare 'surprise' Western PA appearance in a land where 'OCS' and 'Fs' are almost always associated with Norfolk Southern.
Amtrak 30 arrived into Pittsburgh 1 hour and 40 minutes late. That was just enough time for a daylight appearance over the Youghiogheny River east of town.
A close up of Sand Patch Tower's model board.
Amtrak's eastbound Capitol Limited rounds the scenic curve at MP 199 as it descends the East Slope of Sand Patch Grade.