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.
A Chessie "Kitten" GP40 shoves eastbound Q136 up the West Slope of Sand Patch Grade.
A pair of "Kittens" lead westbound R217 up the East Slope of Sand Patch Grade, just east of Mance.
A pair of SD40-2's grind uphill through Glencoe with a Chicago bound frieght.
Although this spectacular angle is relatively easy to get too, I have seen only a few photos from on top the of the ex-WM Salisbury Viaduct.
Well you can tell that spring is upon us just by looking up and down the railroad from Ellerslie to Fairhope to Glencoe and even Mance curve. Fresh new ties and in places new ballast, await placem... (more)
Western Maryland's Keystone viaduct dwarfs a pair of SD50-2's shoving Powder River coal train U839 up the west slope of Sand Patch.
One of the Cumberland helpers shoves Toledo bound rack train Q249 into the horseshoe curve at Mance on a clear fall morning.