A 1966-built SD40 leads a 2-unit helper set on the point of a westbound intermodal rounding the old B&O's horseshoe curve at Mance
A heavy westbound CSX freight climbs the grade up Sand Patch at Mance, Pennsylvania, on the colorful autumn day of October 22, 1988.
CSX's Chicago bound R135 grinds up Sand Patch Grade with seven assorted locomotives, wearing five different paint schemes.
Westbound trailers passing the tower.
Amid wet, rain-soaked autumn foliage, an eastbound CSX freight curves through Mance, Pennsylvania, on October 22, 1988. Four of the six locomotives in the consist still wear the colors of Chessie ... (more)
A westbound CSX freight grinds up Sand Patch Grade at Mance, Pennsylvania, on October 22, 1988. The autumn color on Sand Patch this particular year was so spectacular, even though the weather was ... (more)
Working through the upper curves of the horseshoe at Mance, Pennsylvania, a westbound CSX intermodal train is climbing Sand Patch Grade to the summit of the Alleghenies. The locomotive consist is ... (more)
A westbound CSX autorack train pounds up Sandpatch Grade at Mance, Pennsylvania, on a crisp October 20, 1990. On the point and right at home is former Baltimore and Ohio EMD SD40 No. 8433.
Rain and color at Mance A CSX train comprising of auto racks and powered by three former Chessie System (B&O) GP40-2s, curves through Mance Pennsylvania, on a rainy, yet colorful, autum... (more)
Three Chessie engines, WM GP40-2 4318, CO U30B 5350, and BO GP40-2 3753 lead a Seaboard System unit on the final approach to the summit of Sand Patch grade.
Westbound Q389, led by BNSF power, splits the signals at Glade City (MP 213.6).
Eastbound Q394 approaches the road crossing immediatey east of the signals at NA between Mance and Philson.
Q375-29 rolls under the the ex-WM Meyersdale Viaduct as is continues west to Pittsburgh and eventually Cincinnati.
Westbound Q277 rolls along the Casselman River between Salisbury Junction and Yoder.
The morning fog is slow to lift out of the Wills Creek valley as a westbound B&O Trailer Jet grinds upgrade near Foley, PA on September 17, 1983, led by freshly repainted GP30 No. 6932.