NS 23Z crosses the Monongahela River approaching Duquesne on the short Port Perry Branch that connects the Pittsburgh Line and the Mon Line. The tracks in the foreground are those of the Union Rai... (more)
"One Goes Up, One Goes Down". NS 23Z climes the East Slope of the Allegheny Mountains with NS 4002 leading the charge. At the same time, NS 38Q glides down the adjacent with an all EMD... (more)
NS Train 23Z heads West out of the portal in Gallitzin. The tunnel which contains tracks 2 and 3 were opened in 1904 for the Pennsylvania Railroad.
NS 23Z kicks up the leaves as it hustles downhill through Cassandra, PA.
My first shot of a train passing under the classic Pennsylvania Railroad position light signals happened to be this westbound stack train led by a fairly new rebuild.
23Z heads west through Latrobe with an interesting ES44DC leading. 7646 lacks the white "Unibrow" that most NS units have.
NS 23Z with a new tier 4 leader races through Derry, PA.
NS 23Z finds a bright spot as it rolls west of Altoona towards The Brickyard crossing.
A pair of the new ET44AC units lead 23Z through Latrobe.
NS intermodal 23Z coast down grade though Cassandra.
Some great afternoon light fills the scene as westbound stack train NS 23Z makes its way up Carney Hill, west of Latrobe.
23Z approaches CP Mary on a gorgeous spring day.
23Z passes under the signals at 227 in Fostoria with 90MAC 7278 leading.
NS 23Z emerges from the Allegheny Tunnel at Gallitzin, PA.