It's a foggy day at the Summit of the Alleghenies as veteran SD50 8578 leads 8 other units along with a pair of helper units trailing as this heavy train makes it's way east towards Cumberland.
Another westbound has crested the summit at Sandpatch.
The Connellsville Helpers drift back west toward Connellsville after pushing a heavy freight over the summit at Sandpatch. Approx. 100 yards on the right was the location of the brick tower which... (more)
Helper units just before cutting off.
Rear helpers on a long and heavy Q368
Another view of the K121 ore special at Sandpatch.
Q394's helper, the B254, shoves towards the summit where they will cut off and run light back to Connellsville.
Amidst a mid-November snowfall, Q394 approaches the summit at Sandpatch on a cold and dreary day.
Eastbound freight is just about ready to head over the top and make its way down the hill to Cumberland MD.
SA Tower looks on as CSX 6474 and a GP30 slug pass a resting set of Helpers at the summit of the Sandpatch grade.
Q139 exits the Sandpatch Tunnel with a long cut of MT baretables.
I don’t know which is more scary, the paint on 6076 or the distance from the rail head to the front door of this home.