It's Getting Cold Up HereThe first thick blanket of snow has fallen on the Altoona area, and NS is as busy as ever with extra intermodal traffic ahead of the holidays. This place ne... (more)
A pair of SD40E helpers lead a westbound trash train by the Railroad Park in Cresson.
The waiting game. A pair of helper units wait to head east on the main while a freight waits to be cleared to enter the yard.
It's a race up the West Slope...a set of SD40E rebuilds shoves an intermodal towards the summit with an autorack set gaining ground fast.
Fire and Ice. NS 6304 and 6321 assist NS 16N down an icy "Slide," after the area is hit with a severe winter storm that covered the Alleghenies in a thick coating of ice. The house off to the left... (more)
A pair of light helpers return east to Cresson on track one as eastbound stack train 294 struggles up the grade on track two, ironically with no helpers on the rear.
4 pack of SD40E's push against this heavy coal train.
Eastbound on the Pittsburgh Line at Lilly, a PPLX loaded coal train grinds uphill, with the assistance of two SD40E's.
Helpers hold back 13G racing down the hill at Lilly in the rain and muck
6304 shoving on the rear end of this westbound intermodal.
A pair of 40Es lend a helping hand to this eastbound freight, working upgrade at MP 253.