"The Branch"The NBER operates the former Bald Eagle Branch of the PRR, or known to some locals simply as "The Branch." Built after a few failed attempts as the B... (more)
Follow the White CloudThis is the first image I took of the Nittany & Bald Eagle's Tyrone turn the day after winter storm Stella dumped the only significant snowfall of the season o... (more)
Horses of Flesh and IronThe Abingdon Branch is noted for how little life seems to have changed over the last half century. Draft teams are still a common sight on farms along the V-... (more)
The Day is DoneThe crew of the Everett Railroad chat around the table, enjoying a cigar or two before tying the engine down for the night. Part of a Lerro Productions charte... (more)
Pre-departure At BristolA lantern trail is left by the conductor walking train 201 as it prepares to depart the yard at Bristol, Virginia for Abingdon in the autumn of 1956. The loc... (more)
ReflectionsEverett 11 puts on a bit of a show both above and on the water at the Milepost 10 Bridge. The reflection is always a bit different...
Clinging to Life The PRR's position lights are an endangered species. A few vintage examples still cling to life on the mountainside above Altoona, such as this one at PT 244. As an... (more)
Black SnakeA westbound oil train climbs the east slope of the Alleghenies, rounding AG Curve just west of MG ('Mid-Grade') interlocking.
The Beginning of the EndA westbound oil train climbs the east slope of the Alleghenies, passing up the silent sentinel of the mountain, MG tower. The interlocking and tower were ins... (more)
Racing thru the CoveEverett 11 races down the Cove Secondary towards Martinsburg, going as fast as her diminutive drivers will carry her. Or...not. Pans do wonders for creating illu... (more)
The Sun Sets on the Virginia CreeperThe sun hangs low over the countryside outside Abingdon, Virginia. Mixed train 202 is returning from a day on the Abindgon Branch, or as it is lo... (more)
Ghost of the Virginia CreeperA 3 hour late train 202 accelerates over a small concrete overpass bound for Abingdon, and later Bristol, where the engine will be serviced and banked u... (more)
Rare Mileage (Or Monkey See, Monkey Do)The Everett Railroad's normal passenger excursions run either to Brooks Mills or Roaring Spring. They never go further south towards Claysburg... (more)
Juniata Nights, City LightsThe companion photo to this photo and my 100th contribution to this database provides an... (more)
A Step Back in Time, the Other WayEV 11 drifts across the river on the return to Hollidaysburg. This engine is only turned once per year--during an annual 23 mile excursion to the w... (more)