Westbound led by C40-9W 9273 and still CR blue C40-9W cross the Rockville Bridge. The ex-CR unit appears to have been one of NS's firey GEs shown by the rust near the stack
Local led by GP38-2 & GP15-1 struggle to get their 20+ car train up the hill past a recently plowed field. Normally this train is a push-pull with 3-7 cars. Today they need both engines pulling
NS GP38-2 5270 is framed by the old Cumberland Valley RR Washington Street station. The station is owned by the Mechanicsburg Museum Assoc, and has been cosmeticaly restored
After throwing the switch westbound local to Carlisle slowly resumes the journey to Carlisle
The conductor throws the switch so that westbound local on the old Cumberland Valley mainline can continue to Carlisle
Traffic on Main Street backs up as local slowly eases up to the switch
NS 7511 leads train 34A into the Enola yard as the west-end switch crew works on D track
These two covered hoppers are "bound" to stay together...until the switch crew "tears" them apart.
Westbound nears the end of the Rockville bridge on a beautiful Indian summer day..so much so that the conductor has his window opened.
NS local freight led by GP38-2 & GP15 near its destination at Shiremanstown yard after servicing the Purina plant in Mechanicsburg
A single GE leads an empty coal train over the Susquehanna river on it's way to the Buffalo line
Train 34A led by ES40DC 7511 passes the last signal on the west-end of the Rockville bridge on its journey to Enola
West end switch crew with SW1500 & high-hood GP38-2 push hard to clear the way so that train 34A can enter the yard
Westbound trucktrain slowly crosses the Rockville bridge after a stop at the fueling pad in Harrisburg
Running late the westbound Pennsylvanian starts it's journey accross the Rockville bridge