A heavy eastbound Q368, with a helper up front and an interesting consist, sneaks out of the shadows and into the late day sun at Glade City, PA.
Unfortunetely only the bridge is basking in the late day sun as the shadows have overtaken the rails while eastbound Q368 continues it's climb to Sand Patch summit with 2 SD50 helpers on the rear.... (more)
Eastbound Q368 drops downgrade at NA as they meet a westbound rack train crawling slowly uphill.
Eastbound Amtrak Capitol Limited rolls out of Sand Patch tunnel into Autumns splendor on their way to DC.
A driving rain has temporarily forced us under the porch of the Mance post office to watch Q138 drop downgrade and around the Mance horseshoe curve.
Helper B255 is on the back of Q383 as it climbs the long straight away at Philson.
A CSX veteran has the honors of leading pig train Q130 this morning. The train is exiting the horseshoe curve at Mance after cresting the summit at Sand Patch two and a half miles to the west.
The passengers aboard the eastbound Capital Limited have plenty of foilage to enjoy on this warm fall morning as the train exits the horseshoe curve at Mance.
A pair of SD40-2's lead eastbound autorack Q226 through the curves at Glade City just west of the summit at Sand Patch.
The sun was out, then it was gone on this mostly cloudy day at Sand Patch as Q139 reaches the summit.
The rain is falling steadily as Q139 nears the east portal of Sand Patch tunnel and the top of the grade.
CSX westbound passes by the old post office on the Keystone Sub on this rainy aftrenoon.
CSX eastbound rounds the horseshoe curve on the Keystone Sub on this rainy aftrenoon.
Colors abound everywhere at Mance on this gloomy day as a loaded coal train eases slowly downhill around the horseshoe curve.
Grinding slowly up the grade, a westbound rack train strolls around the Mance horseshoe on a dreary but colorful Wednesday morning.