Heading up the hill with a coal train.
A helper set shoving on the rear of an eastbound splits the PT 258 signals on its way up the West Slope.
A quartet of EMDs shove on the end of a loaded coal train as fall colors peak on the mountain.
A double set of helpers shove on the rear of an eastbound coal train as it heads up the West Slope of the Alleghenies towards the summit at Gallitzin.
A pair of SD40E helpers bring up the rear on westbound NS 576 at North Irwin, Pa.
NS 11K's pair of SD40E helpers pass under one of the massive Union Railroad bridges in East Pittsburgh. A Union empty hopper train is heading (L to R) towards North Bessemer.
A pair of SD40E helpers on the rear of NS 17G roll under the Westinghouse Bridge in East Pittsburgh.
Looking west on the Jamestown road bridge a helper set runs down hill to help the next eastbound tackle the grade, the old PRR PT257 signals are mounted right on the road bridge for eastbounds.
The helpers on loaded coal drag NS 590 push are to shove this 80 plus car coal train up to the summit.
Two SD40Es lead train I1E west through Emsworth, PA. It's not a common sight to see two standard cab units leading an intermodal train these days.
A pair of freshly painted SD40E's lead an empty ballast train through the Sheridan Terrace section of Irwin, Pa.
The helpers on eastbound 10G disappear into a snow enshrouded cut at Wegley, Pa.
A pair of SD40E helpers shove on the rear of westbound NS 21Q at Donohoe, Pa.
NS 6329 waits to be serviced at the engine house in Cresson, PA.
NS 6327 brings up the rear of a four unit helper set shoving an eastbound manifest.